Official: Liverpool defender Ilori joins Bordeaux on season-long loan

The 21-year-old was signed by Brendan Rodgers from Sporting last September but spent the second half of last season on loan at Granada

Liverpool defender Tiago Ilori has joined Bordeaux on a season-long loan.

The 21-year-old signed for Brendan Rodgers’ side from Sporting last September but was sent out on loan to Granada in January and made nine appearances for the Spanish club.

Ilori, a Portugal Under-21 international, had been linked with a loan move to Borussia Dortmund before his switch to Bordeaux.

The French club currently sit second in Ligue 1 following Sunday’s 4-1 win over Monaco.

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