Troy Parrott: Tottenham striker follows in Harry Kane's footsteps in making Millwall loan switch
Spurs captain Harry Kane scored seven goals in 22 Championship games for Millwall during the 2011/12 season
Last Updated: 01/08/20 12:00pm
Troy Parrott has joined Millwall on loan from Tottenham for the 2020/21 season.
The striker featured on four occasions for Spurs last season, making his debut for the club in the shock EFL Cup defeat to League Two Colchester last September.
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Parrott, 18, also made his Republic of Ireland international debut last year, starting in a 3-1 friendly win against New Zealand.
"I'm buzzing to get straight into things, I'm really looking forward to it," Parrott told millwallfc.co.uk.
"The crowd, the club itself - I've heard a lot of good things. When I've watched games, the littlest of things gets them going, and I want to be a part of something like that.
"It's not hard to see from the outside that all [the fans] are looking for is someone to give 100 per cent every game."
By making a temporary move to Millwall, Parrott follows in the footsteps of Spurs and England captain Harry Kane who also enjoyed a loan spell at the Den as an 18-year-old, during the second half of the 2011/12 season.
Kane scored nine goals in 27 appearances in all competitions during his spell with Millwall.
Spurs, meanwhile, have been linked with a move for Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson.
The Cherries are expected to seek a fee in excess of £20m to sell Wilson, who is also attracting interest from West Ham and Newcastle.
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