Barnet sign defenders Paul Downing and Michael Hector

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Barnet have signed central defenders Paul Downing, from West Bromwich Albion, and Reading's Michael Hector on one-month youth loan deals.

Downing, 20, has previously enjoyed loan spells at Hereford, Rotherham and Shrewsbury but has yet to make an appearance for his parent club.

Hector, 19, played 16 League of Ireland Premier Division games for Dundalk but has not featured for the Royals.

Meanwhile, striker Lloyd Owusu, 34, is set to join Hayes & Yeading on loan.

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