Port Vale youngster extends loan spell until the end of the season

Port Vale midfielder Alex Hurst has extended his loan deal at Bradford Park Avenue until the end of the season.

Hurst joined Vale on trial during the summer and impressed enough to be signed on a permanent basis from Park Avenue. However, as part of the agreement the youngster was loaned back to his former club until January.

Hurst, who made his Vale senior debut in a Football League Trophy game against Macclesfield Town in September. He has made 29 appearances for Park Avenue this season.

A Bradford PA statement confirmed:

The club are delighted to announce that the loan agreement with Port Vale for winger Alex Hurst has been extended until the end of the season.

Hurst signed for the Avenue in October 2018 and quickly became a fan favourite. Following some strong performances on the pitch he caught the attention of Port Vale who invited him to train with them in the 2019/20 pre-season. Hurst did enough to impress and the Valiant’s made the club an offer we couldn’t refuse to secure his services, however as part of the agreement Hurst would be loaned back to the Avenue until at least January.