Daniel Andersson, Swedish club Malmo’s sporting director, has confirmed that Leeds United target Pawel Cibicki is travelling to England for talks over a proposed move as reported by Swedish publication Sydsvenskan.
The Swedish forward scored five goals and contributed three assists in 20 league games for Malmo last season.
This potential move comes after Thomas Christiansen’s side sold their star striker from last season Chris Wood to Premier League club Burnley in a £15 million deal.
Ever since that sale, United have been in the transfer market hunting for a replacement forward with Christiansen getting closer to completing the signing of Pierre-Michel Lasogga from Hamburg as well.
Cibicki, aged 23, would become United’s 15th signing of what has been an extremely busy summer for the Yorkshire club.
Here at FLW, we’re struggling to see why Thomas Christiansen is so keen on bringing the Swede into his squad.
Just five goals in 20 appearances in the Swedish first division doesn’t show much in the way of talent possessed by the young forward.
The Championship is a much higher level of football and we just don’t think Cibicki has got it in him to succeed.
With rumours linking the Yorkshire club to proven Championship striker Dwight Gayle surfacing in recent days, surely Christiansen should be going for him rather than an unproven striker from an easier league.
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