Former Leeds United loanee Edgar Cani struggling to make an impact at new club

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The one-time Leeds United player got sent off on the one occasion he managed to score this season.

With the emergency loan window coming to a close this week, Leeds United fans would be forgiven for wondering if they are going to be left disappointed with no temporary additions arriving at Elland Road despite plenty of whispers to the contrary.

But it is also worth remembering that signing a player on loan is no guarantee of success, as Edgar Cani proved last season.

The Albanian forward arrived at Elland Road back in February but he flattered to deceive, making just four appearances for Leeds, racking up a mere 48 minutes and failing to feature for any of the last 10 games of the campaign.

In short Cani was a flop, so what is he up to now? Has his career seen an upward turn or is he continuing to struggle?

Perhaps unsurprisingly for those Leeds fans who saw him in the Championship, he is not doing well despite swapping Catania for Pisa in the summer.

The Italian third division club are currently third in the table, just five points off top spot, but Cani has done little to help them there.

The former Leeds loanee – who left the club without scoring a goal – has only found the net once in seven appearances for his new club.

That was back in September, in the same match where he was sent off for two bookable offences, so a mixed day all told. But since then he has slowly slipped down the pecking order and from regular starter he is now a substitute.

Cani could well turn things round; he will certainly hope so, because at 26 he should be reaching the peak of his career.

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