Barnsley midfielder Herbie Kane has been loaned to League One Oxford United until the end of the season.

The 22-year-old had not appeared in the Championship this season, coming off the bench in the EFL Cup at Bolton.

He joined from Liverpool a year ago for a reported £1.25 million although the Chronicle understands the Reds paid less than that.

Kane made just six league starts for the Reds and 18 substitute appearances.

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The Reds now have just three senior central midfielders in Callum Styles - who has been used at left wing-back for most of this season - Josh Benson and Romal Palmer. Aapo Halme and Jasper Moon have played there but are centre-backs.

The Reds are looking for a central midfielder and left wing-back before the deadline at 11pm tomorrow.