Millwall look likely to let Jem Karacan leave the club when his contract expires this month.

Having been injured for much of his six-month stay at The Den, the 29-year-old has found it difficult to break into the first team.

Speaking to News at Den, manager Neil Harris gave an indication that a new deal looks unlikely for the midfielder.

“He’s not played a lot of football,” said Harris.

“He’s out of contract next week, so he is free to talk to other clubs and maybe move.

“The real thought for Jem at the moment has got to be to play first-team football, whether the opportunity arises here or somewhere else.

“I know he has enjoyed his time here, and we’ve certainly enjoyed having him, he’s a great lad and a brilliant pro.

“The opportunity hasn’t really come for him.”

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Millwall currently have Ryan Leonard, Ryan Tunnicliffe and Shaun Williams all vying for a central role in Harris’ plans, and having recalled Ben Thompson from his loan spell with Portsmouth it’s thought Karacan’s chances of game time have dwindled further.

That said, Harris didn’t close the door on the former Bolton and Reading man extending his stay with the club.

“Talks for Jem to stay are a possibility.

“It’s not clear-cut that he won’t be with us, but I certainly support Jem in his thought process that he needs to play regular football.

“Obviously Jem wants to get his future sorted, but sometimes you need to be patient to find the right club.”

Millwall face Blackburn this weekend and are looking to extend their winning run to five matches.

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