Aberdeen have signed Ryan Edmondson on a temporary loan deal from Leeds Utd until January 2021.
The 19-year-old has made two first team appearances for the Whites since joining the club in 2017 from York City and has been a regular for the Under-23s over the past two seasons.
Derek McInnes said: “I’m delighted Ryan is here.
“His eagerness and willingness to come to Aberdeen is really encouraging. He is a player we’ve known about for a while and always felt he had the correct attributes to add to our squad.
“With the injuries to Sam and Curtis we clearly would have been short of two of our key players so I must thank the Board for their co-operation in getting Ryan here, during what is a financially tough period for the Club.
“I’ve no doubt Ryan will have a positive impact during his time with us.”
Ryan will wear squad number 32.