Preston North End recall teenage winger from loan spell at Altrincham

Preston North End have recalled Ethan Walker from his loan with Altrincham.

Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 10:15 am
Updated Tuesday, 14th January 2020, 10:16 am
Preston winger Ethan Walker has been recalled from a loan at Altrincham

Walker, 17, joined the National League North side in December on a season-long youth loan.

But North End have chosen to end his stay with the Robins after a month, Walker having had limited game time there.

The winger made three starts and one substitute appearance in his time at Moss Lane.

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Preston winger Ethan Walker on his debut against Aston Villa at Deepdale in December 2018

Local boy Walker has come through PNE's academy and made his first-team debut as a 16-year-old against Aston Villa at Deepdale in December 2018.

When he came on as a substitute against Villa, he became the youngest player to appear for North End in a league game.

This season, Walker was a second-half substitute in the 4-0 win over Bradford City in the Carabao Cup.

He signed a professional contract with PNE in October while still a second-year scholar.