Millwall are interested in making a potential move to sign Manchester City starlet Liam Delap this summer on a loan deal, according to The Express.
Delap is set to be a player in-demand this summer and it has been reported by teamTALK that the likes of Derby County, Stoke City, Cardiff City, Derby County and West Brom are all potentially interested in bringing the 18-year-old in on loan for next season.
However, the latest report from The Express has revealed that Millwall have now entered the race for the forward this summer. That comes with it being expected that Manchester City will send him out on loan during the transfer window to get him some valuable first-team experience.
It is believed that Millwall are in the market to enhance their attacking options, although it is not known whether their interest in Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass will affect whether or not they make a move for Delap.
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That comes after the Lions have had bids rejected by the Owls for the attacker this summer, with him also on the radar of plenty of other Championship clubs as well.
This would be an excellent signing for Millwall to make this summer, with Delap a player that seems to be ready to make a move to the Championship and deliver a strong campaign in the English second tier. Winning the race for his signature would have to be seen as a real coup for the Lions and they should be doing all they can to sign him.
The 18-year-old offers a physical presence upfront that would make him suitable for the Lions and also has a lot of technical ability that would enable him to combine with their other attacking players. The forward seems to be perfect therefore for the way that Gary Rowett sets his side up.
Millwall will need a goalscorer next term if they are to push for promotion and Delap might be able to be just that for them given by his form for Manchester City’s under-23s side in the past year or so. This is an exciting potential deal for them to be pursuing this summer and they will hope then can convince City to allow him to make the switch.