Darby joined the League One outfit alongside youngster Thomas Ince earlier this month and feels a sustained run of regular first-team football will help to enhance his performance long-term.
"It's great to be playing and getting experience at a good level," he said.
"I think a season at this level would benefit me massively. There is nothing better than coming out and playing games in the league, playing against experienced players, so it would be good for me. It would hopefully develop me as a player.
"It's a good level. There is some good football played in League One.
"If there is a possibility of staying here for longer it's definitely something I would look at."