Liverpool's Ryan McLaughlin says he is fully committed to representing Northern Ireland following his first call-up.
Liverpool defender Ryan McLaughlin has agreed to extend his loan stay at Barnsley until the end of the season.
Barnsley have signed Liverpool defender Ryan McLaughlin on a month-long loan deal.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill has lost six players from his squad for the trip to Malta.
Northern Ireland have lost three players from their squad ahead of their World Cup qualifier against Azerbaijan.
Aaron Hughes, Pat McCourt, Ryan McLaughlin and Niall McGinn have all withdrawn from Northern Ireland's friendly with Finland on Wednesday.
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill believes Ryan McLaughlin will benefit from the experience of linking up with the senior squad.
Rangers duo Andrew Little and Dean Shiels have been included in the Northern Ireland squad to face Finland later this month.