OXFORD United striker Tyrone Marsh will spend the first half of the season on loan at non-league side Welling United.

The 20-year-old made just one start in all competitions for the U's last season and head coach Michael Appleton is keen to see him gain experience.

He said: "Ty is still young and this is the ideal opportunity for him to go and play regular football, score goals and show what he can do."

Marsh, who had a successful loan spell at Staines Town two seasons ago, joins up with the Wings on a youth loan until Christmas Eve, when he turns 21.

He is in line to make his debut for the Vanarama Conference side this Saturday, when Welling host AFC Telford United.

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