Martin Allen has revealed Ben Tomlinson is joining National League side Tranmere Rovers on loan for three months whilst Gavin Hoyte is available for transfer or loan.

The pair only joined the Bees in the summer but Tomlinson has already been out on loan for a month, at Grimsby Town, whilst full-back Hoyte’s potential exit is more of a surprise having started the last two league matches.

Speaking to Bees Player, Allen said: “Young Ben (Tomlinson) we’ve just agreed a deal for him to go up to Tranmere Rovers for three months on loan.

“Ben has been back training with us but he wants to play. He’s full of energy, is a very positive character and I’m delighted for him to get a chance to go to such a great club as Tranmere. So Ben is leaving us today.”

Allen continued: “I’ve had a good chat with Gavin Hoyte this morning and I’m also making him available for loan and transfer.

“He’s done a tidy job since he’s been here but I needed to change things.

“He’s a good lad, a really good person, a good trainer, has a great attitude and a good professional but I feel like we need something different and need something else and I’ve got a good young player coming through [in his position].”

Hoyte joined the Bees following his release by League One Gillingham at the end of last season and has made 12 league appearances this season for the Bees.

However, Brentford loanee Josh Clarke has since joining and can play at right-back. Under-18s defender Hakeem Odofin can also play in the same position and has been in Barnet’s matchday squad on a couple of occasions already.