WARRINGTON Town midfielder Matty McDonald has left the club on loan.

The central midfielder has joined Northern Premier League West Division side Bootle on a deal that expires on January 8.

McDonald has been plagued by injuries since joining the club in the summer following a successful trial – he has been limited to just one substitute appearance this season.

Now he is ready to return to action, Yellows aim to get the former Crewe Alexandra midfielder up to speed in a competitive environment before he returns to add to manager Mark Beesley's options in the new year.

He is set to make his Bootle debut in their trip to Kendal Town this afternoon