Millwall FC goalkeeper Tom King has agreed and signed a new contract today. Putting pen to paper on a new 18 month contract the club have announced.
The South London club have also announced that King is set to join League Two side Stevenage on loan for the remainder of the season. Boosting Darren Sarll’s goalkeeping options, the 22-year-old shot stopper will be available for Saturday’s FA Cup tie visit of Reading.
King started his career at South London rivals Crystal Palace but left without making a single appearance before signing for Millwall in 2014. He made his first appearance in the EFL Cup in a narrow defeat to Nottingham Forest in August 2016 at The Den. King has gone on to make 11 other appearances for the lions including their defeat against Tottenham Hotspur in the last FA Cup match at White Hart Lane. King has only made 2 appearances for his parent this season, both coming in their Carabao Cup campaign in a 2-0 home win against Stevenage. Followed by a 3-1 defeat away to Reading.
He has also made a name for himself in the lower leagues, playing 16 times for Braintree Town and 20 times for Welling FC.
King who is seen as manager Neil Harris’ third choice keeper is relishing the chance to make a name for himself at the Hertfordshire club. Saying on Twitter: “Great day for me, contract extended at Millwall and a chance to be part of a great set up at Stevenage”.