Liverpool loan star Ilori tweets nostalgic pic: Miss you guys

Tiago Ilori

The defender is on loan at Bordeaux but hasn't forgotten about his Anfield teammates.

Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori is still yet to make his debut for the Merseyside club despite signing for £7 million over a year ago, a period that has seen him make loan moves to secure the first team football that will aid his development.

However, the defender has proved that although he is away from Liverpool, he still carries warmth for the club and its players by posting a picture of "the Latinos" from the club on his Twitter account.

The photo shows Ilori with Liverpool teammates Lucas Leiva, Jose Enrique, Philippe Coutinho, Iago Aspas, Suso, Sebastien Coates and Joao Carlos Teixeira.

The Portuguese defender is away from Anfield on loan for the second season in a row, with many others in the picture also taking in short term loan spells in order to get minutes under their belt.

Former Sporting defender Ilori has enjoyed a spell in Ligue 1 with Bordeaux, who have done well under the stewardship of former Bayern defender Willy Sagnol. Though he has suffered the odd injury that has restricted his outings to just 4 appearances, the 21-year-old has already managed to score his first goal for the club, and will be hoping to play a part in a promising season for the Girondins.

Clearly, Ilori is also keeping in mind his eventual return to Liverpool, and he could be very much needed given the Reds ongoing defensive issues.

Quite how many of the players in the photograph will still be in Brendan Rodgers squad by the time Ilori begins to make appearances for the first team is a little more unpredictable.

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