Derby County’s George Thorne has joined Sky Bet League One side Oxford United on loan until January 2020.

Thorne, 26, completed the formalities of his loan switch to Karl Robinson’s side this afternoon.

The midfielder spent the second half of last season at Luton Town as they claimed the League One title.

Thorne has made 73 appearances in a Derby shirt since arriving from West Bromwich Albion in 2014, initially on loan before sealing a permanent move.