What does the future hold in store for Tim Cahill? Millwall boss on Australian legend’s situation

BY RICHARD CAWLEY

Neil Harris is confident that Tim Cahill will make Australia’s World Cup squad – and admits the Millwall legend will have a decision to make after this summer’s finals in Russia.

The 38-year-old made a dream return to the South London club where his career started when he signed a short-term deal in January.

And now Cahill has jetted off to try and make sure he makes the Socceroos squad for a fourth World Cup finals.

Both Lions boss Harris and the striker have refused to rule out another spell with the club.

“I’m really open-minded,” said Harris to the South London Press. “Myself and Timmy have been mates for a long time, so it is not a difficult conversation.

“Timmy will be going to the World Cup with Australia, I’m pretty sure of that. Timmy will have a lot of suitors once the World Cup has finished. He will be a free agent and be able to go anywhere in the world he wants to play.

“His family are in America and Australia and we’re based in London. Timmy will have a decision to make. If our paths cross again in a playing or coaching capacity, so be it.  It might be in three months time and it might be three years time. We’ll have a conversation about his footballing future.

“It will be based on football, family and what we both want to do.”


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