Scunthorpe United have announced the loan signing of central defender George Taft from Bolton Wanderers.

The 27-year-old began his career with hometown club Leicester City, where he progressed through the academy and was handed a professional deal by then Foxes boss Sven-Göran Eriksson.

He has enjoyed spells at Burton, Cambridge, Mansfield before signing for League two rivals Bolton on a two year deal in the summer.

Taft has made five appearances in all competitions for Bolton this season and joins the Iron until the end of the season.