Liam Millar, Canadian footballer, completes loan move to Charlton Athletic from Liverpool

Liam Millar, Canadian footballer, completes loan move to Charlton Athletic from Liverpool

- Liam Millar has completed a loan move to Charlton from Liverpool

- Liverpool chiefs want the Canadian to get active playing time in League One

- Millar joined Liverpool from Fulham and has not played for the Reds' first-team

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Reigning Premier League champions Liverpool have confirmed the departure of Canadian professional footballer Liam Millar who has joined Charlton Athletic on loan.

The 21-year-old forward made the loan move to Charlton Athletic after signing a new deal with Liverpool and needed to move so as to get active playing time elsewhere.

Under Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool, the trio of Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane have been superb for the Reds upfront and it will be hard for any forward to break in.

Liam Millar spent the first half of the season captaining Liverpool's Under 23 team before Jurgen Klopp and his wards decided to send him out on loan.

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According to the official statement by Liverpool, Liam Millar played 14 games for Liverpool's Under 23 team scoring five goals this term.

"It feels great to be a Charlton player and I'm excited to get going.
"Charlton is a big club and you can see that just by walking around the stadium, so I'm very excited to be here.
"I spoke to the manager on the phone, he had very clear goals, stuff that I think I can come here and help with."

Millar was born in Toronto and raised in Brampton and Oakville before moving to England at the age of 13 for footballing purposes.

Liam Millar in action for Liverpool
Liam Millar, Canadian footballer, completes loan move to Charlton Athletic from Liverpool. Photo by Andrew Powell
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Earlier, had reported how Premier League champions Liverpool suffered their second Premier League defeat this season on Monday, January 4, when they lost against Southampton in tough encounter.

Jurgen Klopp's men were not in their best in this encounter as the likes of Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino failed to rescued Liverpool in this duel.

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Defender Trent Alexander-Arnold also had a bad day in office against Southampton as the England international gave the ball away 38 times before he was substituted in the 77th minute.

According to the report, Alexander-Arnold has set an unwanted record this term as no player has given the ball away more than 38 times in the English topflight.

Interestingly, the 22-year-old also holds the record for the most possession giveaways in Premier League history with 49 against Leicester City last term.

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