Millwall boss, Gary Rowett has revealed that he spoke to Troy Parrott personally after reports emerged that Tottenham may recall the youngster from loan.

Not only this, but Rowett added that he had been left impressed by how Parrott had dealt with such speculation during his time at the club.

The young Irishman endured a tough start to the season after picking up early injuries that kept him out of the Lions side at the beginning of the campaign.

However, Parrott has now appeared ten times for Millwall in the Championship, as well as games in the FA Cup and League Cup. Unfortunately, the on-loan Tottenham striker has yet to score his first senior goal for the club (Transfermarkt).

Despite this, with Harry Kane and Carlos Vinicius banging in goals in North London, the Millwall loan certainly appears to have been the best choice for Parrott in terms of consistent game time.

On the conversation he had with Parrott about speculation surrounding a possible recall, Rowett said (NewsAtDen): “I had a really good chat with Troy after all the stories were out there that he was maybe going to go back to Tottenham.

“We had a really good open chat. What struck me was, we have to remember Troy is only 18. He’s a young player who’s got a lot of things to learn to get to where he wants to get to in his career, and we’re here to help him.

“That was our commitment at the start of the season. What you’ve seen in the last couple of games is a young player recognising what he’s got to do to play regularly, what he’s got to do within those games to get chances.

“The rest will take care of itself, if his attitude is right and he does the right things. In the last two or three games, you’ve seen a really strong and mature response from Troy and he’ll get his rewards, because we know he’s got the talent.

“I’ve been really impressed with the way he’s dealt with the recent situation.”

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