Crewe have signed Newcastle's Bradden Inman on a one-month loan deal.
The midfielder, 20, will go straight into the Alex squad for the clash with Crawley at the weekend.
The attacking midfielder has scored seven times in eight starts for Newcastle's Under-21 side this season and is excited by the challenge awaiting him at Gresty Road.
"I was buzzing when I found out I was going to Crewe," he told Newcastle's official website.
"I hope to play every game and just learn what proper football is because it's going to be a lot different to reserve football. It means more and I'll be playing with and against experienced players now.
"So I'm going to learn a lot, and hopefully come back a better player."