By Danny Wright
Nottingham Forest striker Tyler Walker will miss the rest of the season with an injury picked up while on loan at Port Vale, according to a report.
The Nottingham Post reports that the 20-year-old suffered a knee ligament injury playing for Vale in their 1-1 draw with Bristol Rovers on Saturday.
Walker only secured his loan move to Vale Park in January and scored a goal and set up another on his debut for the club in a 2-2 draw with Bury.
He made it two goals in two games when he found the net again a week later at Scunthorpe.
The injury was sustained when Walker was brought on as a second-half substitute. He was only the pitch for five minutes and broke down in pain after he attempted to make a tackle on Rovers’ Chris Lines.
The England Under-20 striker spent the first half of the season on loan at Stevenage with mixed success.
He also scored on his debut for the League Two club when he bagged a brace in a 6-0 thrashing of Hartlepool before scoring another goal a week later against Crawley. However that would be his last goal for Stevenage and his loan deal ended in January.
Walker is a product of the Forest youth academy but has only ever made 22 appearances for the club since making his debut in 2014/15. He has scored twice for the club since but failed to find the net once in 14 league games last season.
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