Date: 30th September 2017 at 1:00am
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West Ham fans have been treated with the news that defender Reece Oxford is set to return to the London Stadium only months after joining Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach on a season-long loan.

Sky Sports report the youngster is set to return to the Hammers after leaving for the German club in June.

While Oxford featured heavily in the club’s pre-season, he is yet to make a competitive first team appearance having been an un-used substitute in all six of club’s top flight games so far this season.

Oxford signed a long-term deal with the Hammers in December of last year to secure his long term future at the club, however has not featured in Claret and Blue for over a year after two successive loan spells.

Before his short lived move to Germany, Oxford spent the latter part of last season with Championship side Reading, where he too struggled for game time.

The reason behind Oxford’s re-call are unclear as of yet, although it is widely believed the defender will slot straight back into Slaven Bilic’s side following their disappointing start to the Premier League season.

The Hammers have been leaking goals, conceding 13 so far, more than any other Premier League team, and many of the West Ham fans feel the youngster could be the answer to Bilic’s defensive woes …