Holloway has been a admirer of free agent, Matt Briggs, for a long time.

After his release from Fulham in the early Summer, he has held talks with Huddersfield before a trial stint at Millwall. This isn’t the first time Briggs has gained interest from Holloway: he tried to sign Briggs during his time at Blackpool.

“Briggs is a real surprise to me,” Holloway said. “I can’t believe he’s a free agent. When I was at Blackpool, Fulham wouldn’t loan him out and now it turns out he’s a free agent, which is completely unbelievable. When Mick Harford said to me that Briggs was available I thought he was joking. I said ‘get him in’ and to my disbelief he was there on Tuesday morning. It’s weird. But this is what happens when you’re patient in the transfer market.”

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There is room in Holloways squad for a player like Briggs as Scott Malone is the only experienced left back at Millwall. “I’ve got Dylan Casey who I took to Portugal with us but he’s a little bit young,” the Millwall boss said. “He’s got a great attitude but I’m not sure whether he’ll be able to push for the first team right now being only 18. It might be a bit early for Dylan but I do like him.

“When someone of Briggs’ quality comes up it’s no-brainer to have a look at him.”

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