WANDERERS have today confirmed the return of Cardiff City forward Joe Mason for a second loan spell at the Reebok Stadium.

As reported in The Bolton News on Monday, a deal has been agreed for Mason to rejoin and his second loan will run until Saturday, April 12, when Wanderers host Barnsley in the Championship.

The 22-year-old played eight times in his previous spell, scoring his only goal on his first start in a 3-0 home victory against Doncaster.

He returned to South Wales in the new year and started for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in their FA Cup win at the Reebok a month ago.

Mason had been linked with a return before the transfer window closed on January 31 but it stalled for personal reasons.

Now he is back and, subject to international clearance, will be available for Saturday's home clash with Watford.