- West Ham defender Reece Oxford has returned to Borussia Monchengladbach
- The 19-year-old started the season on loan at Gladbach, playing four matches
- He came back to West Ham in January, but will complete the season in Germany
West Ham United teenager Reece Oxford has rejoined Borussia Monchengladbach until the end of the season.
The defender, who can also play in midfield, spent the first half of the campaign on loan at the Bundesliga club, making four appearances in all competitions.
Nineteen-year-old Oxford returned to the Hammers earlier this month and featured in two FA Cup games, as well as the final few minutes of Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace in the Premier League.
West Ham United defender Reece Oxford has rejoined Borussia Monchengladbach on loan
Oxford played in West Ham’s draw with Crystal Palace on Tuesday before applauding the fans
But he has now headed back to Gladbach, who are seventh in the Bundesliga, just two points below second in a congested table.
‘We wish Reece all the best for the second half of his loan spell with Borussia Monchengladbach,’ read a statement on whufc.com.
Oxford is under contract at the London Stadium until 2021 after signing a long-term deal on his 18th birthday in 2016.
Including his recent outings, he has played 17 times for West Ham’s first team.
It was the 19-year-old’s third West Ham appearance since returning to West Ham in January
He had started the campaign on loan at Gladbach and played four matches in all competitions