MIDFIELDER Alex Pattison has rejoined York City on loan until the end of the season from Championship club Middlesbrough.

The Darlington-born, 20-year-old made five appearances during his initial one month loan deal at Bootham Crescent, which ended on January 13.

During that time, Pattison won The Press Player of the Month prize for December and he is expcted to be in Saturday's starting line-up for the National League North home clash with leaders Salford.