Lee loaned to Luton

Elliot Lee has joined League Two high-fliers Luton Town on loan until 24 March
West Ham United can confirm that young striker Elliot Lee has joined League Two promotion-chasers Luton Town on loan until 24 March.

The 20-year-old forward has recently returned to action following a hamstring injury and will use his time at Kenilworth Road to collect valuable match-time and experience.

The Academy product, who has made two first-team appearances for the Hammers, has previously spent time on loan at Colchester United and Southend United.

Managed by John Still, Luton stormed to the Conference National title last season. The Hatters sit fourth in League Two ahead of Saturday's home game with Accrington Stanley, where Lee could come up against fellow Hammers loanee Sean Maguire.

Lee joins of a number of West Ham players out on loan, including Mauro Zarate (Queens Park Rangers), Modibo Maiga (Metz), Paul McCallum (Portsmouth), Tim Brown (Canvey Island), Taylor Tombides (Canvey Island), Nathan Mavila (Wealdstone) and Jaanai Gordon (Chelmsford City).