Talented Aston Villa youngster Seb Revan has left Villa Park on loan just two days after being recalled from a stint at Grimsby Town.
The 18-year-old had been due to spend the full season at Grimsby, for whom he scored a brilliant goal in FA Cup Qualifying in August.
Grimsby boss Paul Hurst described him as a ‘very athletic’ player who they were excited about as he has the ability to contribute at both ends of the pitch.
However, he only featured in six of 21 National League matches during his time with the Mariners, starting just twice.
Therefore, the decision was made to bring him back to Birmingham and the recall was confirmed on Wednesday.
He wasn’t back at his parent club for long, though.
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On Friday afternoon, it was announced that Revan had joined Hereford on loan until the end of the season.
Hereford are members of the National League North, a level below Grimsby, but it’s clearly thought that he’ll have a better chance of playing in the sixth tier.
That’s crucial for a player of his age and Hereford are in need of some extra quality as they are currently languishing near the foot of the table.
Revan signed his first professional deal at Villa in March last year and is contracted until the end of next season.
During the 2020/21 campaign, he featured for the club across a number of competitions, including Premier League 2, the U18 Premier League, the EFL Trophy and the FA Youth Cup.
However, the teenager will know that if he is to make it as a first-team player at Villa, he needs to make the next six months or so count.