Liverpool starlet Tiago Ilori has confirmed he is joining La Liga outfit Granada on loan until the end of the season, according to the Liverpool Echo.
Having signed from Sporting Lisbon in the summer the youngster was ready to forge a long-term future at Anfield, but has found first-team appearances difficult to come by.
The likes of Martin Skrtel, Daniel Agger and Kolo Toure have largely kept llori out of the Liverpool side and as such the decision has been made to send the 20-year-old out on loan to continue his development.
The Reds' starlet has now confirmed that his destination will be Granada, where he will hope to do enough to convince Brendan Rodgers that he is worthy a place in the Liverpool squad for the long-term future.
“I want to play and I'm excited about this opportunity", the defender is quoted as having told Italian sources.
"I'm going to Granada with the aim of winning a starting spot, which depends on me.
"It's a club in the Spanish first division, in which I hope to finish the season in a positive way, helping my new team-mates to achieve the objectives."
Liverpool have been mentioned in connection with a few potential transfers this month both entering and exiting the club.
It remains to be seen whether Ilori’s temporary departure will be the only one from the Merseyside club but Rodgers will more than likely look to remain active in terms of bringing players in.