Southend sign Liverpool defender

Southend United have signed young Liverpool defender Jakub Sokolik on loan until the end of the season.

Liverpool youngster Jakub Sokolik loaned to Southend United

Jakub Sokolik has joined Southend United.
Jakub Sokolik has joined Southend United. Credit: PA

Southend United have signed young Liverpool defender Jakub Sokolik on loan until the end of the season.

The 20-year-old could make his debut in tonight's visit to Scunthorpe United.

Czech centre-back Sokolik joined the Reds' academy from BanĂ­k Ostrava in 2009 and played for the Shrimpers in a friendly at Colchester United last week.