Two years after leaving Liverpool, ahead Liam Millar is again in England and helped his new facet to the highest of the Championship on his debut.
Millar spent 5 years on Merseyside after impressing within the Fulham academy, beginning in opposition to Shrewsbury within the FA Cup fourth-round replay win in 2020.
But the summer season of 2021 introduced a transfer to Switzerland with Basel, for whom he has performed 98 occasions, scoring 13 objectives and aiding one other 10.
Deadline day noticed Millar then return to England with a season-long mortgage transfer to Preston, along with his debut coming as a starter in Saturday’s conflict with Plymouth Argyle.
It took the 23-year-old simply 25 minutes to attain his first aim for North End, which proved to be the winner in a 2-1 victory.
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Millar had already assisted the opener for Duane Holmes – his cross brushing the fingertips of Conor Hazard earlier than being headed residence inside 37 seconds – when his personal alternative struck.
With Milutin Osmajic discovering the Canadian on the left flank, Millar drove into the field and lower onto his proper earlier than bending a end residence.
Despite Ryan Hardie’s second-half strike for Plymouth, Preston had been in a position to maintain on for 3 factors which noticed them again to the highest of the Championship.
Ryan Lowe’s facet are actually the one unbeaten membership within the English second tier, sitting above Leicester and Ipswich with 5 wins and a draw from six video games.
? Today’s @epicpgc man of the match was Liam Millar, as chosen by right now’s match sponsor, @SUS_Ltd.
Thanks to the person of the match sponsor, £500 will probably be donated to Liam’s chosen charity, @TippyToesBBank. ?#pnefc pic.twitter.com/XUpx5vrQm5
— Preston North End FC (@pnefc) September 16, 2023
It seems as if Millar, who counts Liverpool loanee Calvin Ramsay and fellow alumni Ben Woodburn and Layton Stewart as team-mates, will determine prominently transferring ahead.
“It was a dream debut for me, I’m actually excited for what’s subsequent within the Preston shirt,” Millar, who was named Man of the Match, stated after the sport.
“I actually hope to maintain that persevering with and on Tuesday [against Birmingham] we go.”
On his Championship debut he added: “It was good. It was quick, intense, I obtained somewhat cramp ultimately however all the pieces’s OK.
“Just a quick recreation and it was lots completely different than Switzerland, however I feel it fits me extra and I’m excited to proceed to play.”