Dagenham & Redbridge keep West Ham striker Montano

Cristian Montano

Montano has notched five goals in 16 games this season

Dagenham & Redbridge have extended the loan spell of West Ham striker Cristian Montano until 14 January 2012.

Colombia-born Montano has played three games for the Daggers, scoring one goal, since joining the League Two club on a one-month deal in November  .

The 20-year-old has also had loan spells at Notts County and Swindon earlier this season.

Montano, who can play against Hereford on 14 January, has scored six goals in 19 appearances this season.