Date: 12th November 2015 at 5:14pm
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Actually Christian Walton’s not only told the BBC he’s keen on going out on loan again the young Brighton ‘keeper feels he needs to go out on loan again to continue his development.

Which he’s correct in saying isn’t he?

Chris Hughton, as we know, is also keen on this and would be expected to arrange another loan spell away from the Amex Stadium for him after the international break, certainly ahead of the emergency loan window closing later this month.

Walton was due to spend the season with Bury but his season-long loan was ended by injury in August, which he’s recovered from sooner than expected with that ‘great experience’ something he wants again.

‘It was a great experience at Bury and I really enjoyed it but it was a shame to get the injury.

‘I need to go out and get some more game time under my belt.’

During his brief spell with Bury he managed six first-team appearances for the Shakers before the loan was mutually ended after his injury, which perhaps wouldn’t have been the case if it was know he wouldn’t have been sidelined for as little time as he was?

The League 1 side haven’t had much luck with ‘keepers this season though with several suffering injuries during loan spells!

A move to another League 1 side appeals to him but if not, which isn’t ideal and isn’t really going to help his development the way first-team football would, he’ll continue to ‘be patient’ and play in U21 games for Brighton.

‘It was a good standard and helped me massively. It was cut short but I felt I improved as a person and a keeper.

‘I’d like to play in League One but if not I might have to be patient and keep playing under-21 games here.

‘I need to keep doing my thing in training and make sure I have the right attitude and application.’

The ‘keeper is currently on England U21 duty with Brighton teammates Jake Forster-Caskey and Solly March, however he was an unused sub in the draw with Bosnia today.

On his continued inclusion in Gareth Southgate’s squad he added.

‘It is great for the club to have three players in the squad.

‘To be involved with England is a massive honour. Most of the lads in there have got experience of the Premier League so training with them is a great thing to be doing at this stage of my career.

‘Hopefully I can get some time on the pitch but I have to work hard.’

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