As Liverpool toil Allan Rodrigues de Souza celebrates winning Finnish title with Seinajoen Jalkapallokerho

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SJK won their first ever Finnish championship today with a helping hand from a Liverpool loanee.

Liverpool's new manager Jurgen Klopp is still looking for his first win at the club. He has drawn all three of his opening games, with Tottenham Hotspur, Rubin Kazan and Southampton.

Liverpool conceded a late Sadio Mane goal v Southampton at Anfield today to leave a taste of disappointment in the mouth after Christian Benteke's sublime header had seemingly given Liverpool all three points.

But while Klopp's men toiled a recent signing from the club was celebrating.

Liverpool snapped up young midfielder Allan Rodrigues de Souza this summer from Brazilian side Internacional and he immediately began training with the first-team at Melwood.

Unfortunately the player is not yet eligible for a work permit to play in the United Kingdom so he was sent out on loan to the Finnish outfit Seinajoen Jalkapallokerho, or SJK for short, in September.

He has had a productive time playing in the Veikkausliga, Finland's top-flight, and today SJK were crowned champions for the first time in their history.

They defeated Jaro 2-0 today to hold off the challenge of RoPS and HJK Helsninki and claim the title.

Allan, who scored a screamer on his debut for the club, played 72 minutes of the tie as SJK won the title in comfortable fashion.

What happens next for the 18-year-old remains to be seen, with the Finnish season now over until April next year it is likely Allan will return to Melwood to be assessed before deciding what the next move is in his development.

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