Striker Troy Parrott is one of the most promising players on Tottenham’s books.

The young striker has a lot of natural ability but needs experience of men’s football to go to the next level.

With that in mind, he joined Championship outfit Millwall on loan during the summer.

He has been sidelined with injury and has only got 45 minutes of EFL Cup action to show for his domestic season so far.

Republic of Ireland U21 Training Session
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He has been away with the Republic of Ireland as he looks to step up his recovery – first with the Under 21s before joining up with the senior team for the 0-0 draw with Bulgaria last night.

And now, as per London News Online, Parrott’s Millwall manager Gary Rowett has offered an update on the striker.

“If he comes back fit (from international duty) then he’ll be involved,” said Rowett. “The decision moving forward is whether we start him or use him off the bench.

 

“If you have got someone you feel can score goals and you feel you’re at a point where it isn’t a risk then he’s going to start a game for us.

“That’s why he has been brought in – to play. And he’s been brought in to make a bit of a difference. We know he’s only young but we feel he’s got enough quality.”

Millwall v Burnley - Carabao Cup Third Round
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Parrott has the talent to do well in the Championship, but he must develop physically first.

It’s frustrating he’s had a bit of a false start in terms of his loan career getting going.

But he looks set for a return going into the hectic festive period, where there will be plenty of matches in which he can shine.

Millwall currently sit ninth in the Championship; two points off the play-off spots and just five from table-toppers Reading.

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