Hull fullback Townsend pushing for Carlisle extension
He told BBC Radio Cumbria he was "loving" his time in League One.
"I am really, really enjoying my time up here playing every week," he said. "I feel myself improving as a player, which for me is the most important thing.
"I have got to go back at the end of this month, which I am disappointed about, but hopefully maybe something can be done in January. The lads are brilliant, the crowd, the ground, I enjoy the full set-up. I would like to do something in January."
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