Huddersfield Town have confirmed that Isaac Mbenza has left the club to join French side Amiens on loan for the remainder of the season.
Mbenza has found regular game time hard to come by with the Terriers this season, as he has made just six appearances in all competitions so far.
His last outing for the Championship side came in October, and you have to imagine that plenty of the club’s supporters will be pleased to see him loaned out.
Huddersfield revealed that the EFL and FA have approved the move which has now been confirmed after January’s transfer deadline.
The 23-year-old will be hoping that he can make a positive impact with Amiens, who are currently struggling to stay float in the French top-flight.
In total, Mbenza has made 30 appearances for Huddersfield since he signed for the club permanently back in the summer of 2019 from Montpellier.
He’ll be hoping that he can make a good impression out on loan in France, as the Terriers look to pull themselves clear of the bottom three in the Championship at the earliest of opportunities.
Huddersfield will be hoping they can pick up a much-needed win when they return to action on Saturday, when they take on QPR in what is likely to be a tricky test for Danny Cowley’s side.
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This seems as though it’s the best move for both parties.
Mbenza isn’t likely to be anywhere near Danny Cowley’s starting XI this season, and I think they’ve made the right call in loaning him out for the remainder of this year’s campaign.
Cowley has better options available to him in Elias Kachunga and Emile Smith Rowe this season, and Mbenza was never going to be getting in the side ahead of them.
He’ll be hoping he can come to be a better player than what Danny Cowley has seen of him since taking charge of the Terriers.