Skysports.com understands that West Brom will allow Paul Downing to leave on loan again this season.
The talented youngster spent time on loan with League Two Hereford United last term, making six league starts.
West Brom have since won promotion to the Premier League and are once again prepared to let Downing depart on loan.
Downing signed his first professional contract with The Baggies in May after penning a one-year contract.
The teenager is highly-rated by West Brom's hierarchy and they see him featuring in their long-term plans.