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 Baník Ostrava in 2009 and played for the Shrimpers in a friendly at Colchester United last week.
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