Date: 22nd September 2015 at 7:24pm
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MK Dons have signed Brighton midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey on a five week loan deal.

The 21-year-old will offer a replacement for Darren Potter, injured for up to 8 weeks, during his short stay at stadium:mk.

Forster-Caskey, a graduate of Brighton`s academy, has made over 100 career appearances so far including a 2012/13 loan spell at Oxford United. The highly rated midfielder has played for England at every level from Under-16s through to Under-21s, but is yet to make a Championship start this season for table-toppers Brighton and is looking for game time.

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson was excited about the new signing and also confident that Forster-Caskey can succeed, telling MK Dons Player:

‘To have played for England at all youth levels and plenty of times in the Championship, it shows what a quality player he is.

‘I saw him when he came on for Dele in the U21s recently and he`s someone I`ve got tremendous respect for. Keith Andrews and Matt Upson played with him at Brighton so we weren`t going in blind, plus he`s got Championship experience and came within our wage structure.

‘Jake will bring tremendous footballing ability to the group – he`s a very talented individual.’

There is also a recall clause after 28 days.

While Poyet seems to be a definite choice for central midfield, it will be interesting to see who gets that second spot during Potter`s absence with Carruthers and Aguza also available.

Aguza in-particular has sturggled to get game time, a task made harder with Forster-Casky`s signing. However, with the Brighton loanee unable to feature in the Capital One Cup, and Carruthers suspended, Aguza could get his chance on Wednesday.