Port Vale have announced the signing of Nottingham Forest striker Tyler Walker on loan until the end of the season.
Walker, the son of England defender Des Walker is Vale’s second loan signing of the January transfer window.
Tyler Walker Factfile
Club: Nottingham Forest
Loans: Burton Albion, Stevenage
A club statement said
We are delighted to confirm the signing of Nottingham Forest striker, Tyler Walker on loan for the rest of the season.
The highly rated youngster has risen through the ranks at Forest and has made over 20 first team appearances.
Last year, Walker spent time out on loan in League One with Burton Albion, where he scored a vital last minute equaliser against Bury, which turned out to be pivotal in their automatic promotion.
More recently, this year the striker has spent time in League Two with Stevenage , making an instant impact with two goals on his debut and four in his first six games.
However, he was injured in late October and only made his return on New Years Eve as a substitute.
Tyler has also become a familiar face on the international scene, earning seven caps for the England under-20’s, scoring two goals.
The striker is also the son of former Nottingham Forest and England defender Des Walker, who said in an interview 18 months ago, his son is much more talented then he was.