Having his first couple of seasons at the club curtailed by injuries, this season marked the first time Jack Robinson was able to firmly establish himself in the QPR side since his £1.13 million move from Liverpool in 2014.
The young full-back had a strong season wherein he was averaging 5.9 clearances per game, scored an unexpected double against Birmingham, and even given the captain’s armband for several games. Despite all of this, it appears that he does not feature in the visions of the QPR of tomorrow.
Talented and on a free transfer, 24-year old Robinson will likely be inundated with offers and we think one of them should come from Leeds.
Robinson is versatile. As comfortable playing out on the left as he is at centre-back, he was even utilised as a defensive midfielder in the 2-1 loss at Wolves. This would provide Leeds’ depleted back line with much-needed depth and cover. His 1.9 tackles per game compares well with regular Leeds defenders Gaetano Berardi (also 1.9) and Liam Cooper (1.4). This forceful manner and confidence in the tackle would suit Leeds’ aggressive style of play, allowing him to slot into the team with relative ease.
As impressive as his season was, it did not necessarily confirm that he is ready to step up to the Premier League. Indeed, it would be preferable for all concerned if he played another season in a side where he could get regular first-team action. Leeds could be that side.
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