Harris hopeful Abdou’s Millwall future confirmed next week

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JIMMY Abdou’s Millwall future should be confirmed by the end of next week, Neil Harris has revealed. 

The Lions midfielder is due to put pen to paper on a new deal when he arrives back from international duty with the Comoros Islands at the end of the week.

And Harris believes the 30-year-old is happy to commit his future to Millwall.

“Jimmy is away with the Comoros Islands at the moment.

“Jimmy is really happy and I'm sure as soon as he gets back in the country next week we will tie down the loose ends and by the end of that week Jimmy will be committed to the club for the foreseeable future.

“He's been a big part of this club over a period of time and not only has he got a lot to offer on and off the pitch, he's a physical and fit midfield player.

“He knows the club inside-out, young and old players respect him. He's a player that doesn't lead vocally, but he leads by example and that’s the type of player we need in the dressing room.”

Meanwhile, Harris also revealed contracts talks with Fred Onyedinma are nearing conclusion, with the Lions boss hopeful an announcement can be made before the start of pre-season training.

“We are a long way down the line with Fred and his representatives,” Harris added. “He's all happy, he loves playing for the cub and he has had a successful loan period.

“Hopefully that’s something that should be finalised sooner rather than later.

“Fred's been away with his family and he is still away, so hopefully that be finalised in and around the start of pre-season.

"He's happy and is a player who will have a massive part to play in what we want to achieve next year.”

Jay Taylor

(@jay_taylor18)

48 thoughts on “Harris hopeful Abdou’s Millwall future confirmed next week

  • June 9, 2015 at 12:39
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    And when he signs please make him Captain.
    He leads by example.

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    • June 9, 2015 at 12:43
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      @wall2wall: Not captain IMO he isn't a leader but a true team player

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    • June 9, 2015 at 12:47
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      @wall2wall: spot on can't think of anyone better. Why not have a poll on here come on wall who do u think. Coyl

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    • June 9, 2015 at 13:05
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      @wall2wall: I certainly wouldn't make him captain. As mentioned in this post, he doesn't lead vocally. That being said, he is a true legend and definitely deserves to be starting the majority of games next season.

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  • June 9, 2015 at 12:42
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    Please sign Jimmy
    got the one of the best attitudes out there
    doesn't stop running
    wears his heart on his sleeve
    MILLLLLLLLLL

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