Millwall manager Harris on future of Portsmouth loan ace Thompson

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Neil Harris has spelled out again that Ben Thompson’s future is firmly as a Millwall player.

The all-action midfielder is winning rave reviews on loan at League One table-topping Portsmouth.

And it has led to some Pompey fans urging the South Coast outfit to try and strike a permanent deal.

Thompson’s loan runs until the end of the season.

Lions manager Harris said: “Ben is at Portsmouth to be part of Kenny Jackett’s squad and to learn under Kenny.

“The aim is for him to get valuable game time at a level we know he is very good at.

“Once his loan finishes he has to come back and become a regular in our first team. My thought process on that hasn’t changed and won’t change.

“Ben is a super lad and a great Millwall player of the future.”


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