Millwall’s Jake Cooper: ‘A sold-out Den is special … it’s so intimidating’ | Ed Aarons

24 January 2019 05:12
Millwall’s giant centre-back played in England youth teams with Rashford and Winks and can’t wait for Premier League Everton’s visit in the FA Cup fourth round on SaturdayEven though Jake Cooper had racked up more assists than Neymar by mid-November and is Millwall’s second-highest scorer this season with six goals, Neil Harris will be relieved to hear his centre-back is not considering becoming a striker.“I don’t think that would go down too well with the manager,” Cooper laughs. “He wouldn’t take a risk like that. Everyone likes to attack and if someone wanted to play me there I would be more than happy to. But I’m a central defender at heart and that’s where my main job is.” Related: Millwall close to agreement with council over deal to stay at The Den Continue readingreadfullarticle

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