Derby County youngster Jayden Mitchell-Lawson has told Bristol Rovers TV that he is loving his loan spell at the League One club after scoring his first senior goal.
The Rams academy star joined Rovers in January on loan until the end of the season.
He impressed in the home game against Coventry City before following that up with his first senior goal in the 3-1 defeat at promotion hopefuls Wycombe Wanderers.
Speaking to BRTV, he admits to loving it at the club despite the result.
I’m loving it here. I feel like I’m progressing as a player now and getting my name out there which is the main thing to do. I’ve started two games now and I hope I’ve done well. It’s different to how it was at Derby U23s, it’s a lot more aggressive and I’ve got to adapt to it, and I think I am adapting to it well.
Jayden Mitchell-Lawson is highly regarded as Derby County.
The attacking winger played a key role in Derby’s U18 Premier League Cup winning squad. And he has followed that up with impressive displays for the U23s.
The Rams have one of the best academies in England right now. Jason Knight, Max Bird, Louie Sibley, Max Lowe, Jayden Bogle and Morgan Whittaker are all around the first team squad.
Mitchell-Lawson is another expected to break through at Derby. But first, the Rams have decided to loan him out so he can gain senior experience in League One.
The youngster will have an excellent opportunity to show what he can do, and he will be hoping his fine 20-yard strike at Wycombe is the first of many before he returns to Derby.