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Ben Davies joins Sheffield United on loan from Liverpool

Mon 16 August 2021 | 21:38

Liverpool defender Ben Davies has joined Sheffield United on a season-long loan.

Virgil van Dijk

and

Joe Gomez

’s

long-term injuries forced

Jurgen Klopp

to sign

Ozan Kabak

on loan, and

Davies

in a permanent deal from

Preston North End

.

However, the 26-year-old has not made a first-team appearance for the Reds since his move in February.

The center-back is

Sheffield United

manager

Slavisa Jokanovic

's first signing and will be aiming to help his side return to the Premier League following relegation to the Championship last season.

"Really happy to be here, to be honest,"

Davies told United's website,

"[I] got some good, exciting feelings coming in."

He added,

"I've always liked Sheffield United as a club, playing against 'em.

"Obviously coming to the stadium I saw on Saturday they had 29,000 fans in, which was a pull.

"I like the manager, I like the way that he plays football. I think we've got some great players here, and I think we've got a good chance of bouncing straight back up."

Davies made 145 appearances for Preston before his move to Liverpool.

Davies could feature in his side’s game against

West Brom

in the Championship on Wednesday.


source: SportMob

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