Sky Sports pundit makes a confident claim about Ross McCormack

Ross McCormack warming up for Leeds United

Former Leeds United star Ross McCormack, now at Fulham, has been linked with Middlesbrough and Derby County in the January transfer window.

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Don Goodman has told Sky Sports that Fulham attacker Ross McCormack is one of the three best players in the Championship at the moment.

While claiming that the former Leeds United star is “in the top three players in the Championship”, Goodman said: "I don't know what has put Premier League clubs off paying the fee to wrench Ross McCormack away from Fulham; I would not have hesitated because he is a very intelligent player, he scores goals, creates them and is vocal on the pitch.

"I think Fulham would be mad to let him go if they want to build something under a new manager, but if I were a Premier League club I would be very interested in him. I think he would be a guaranteed success in the Premier League.”

Goodman seems confident that McCormack is good enough to play in the Premier League.

The 29-year-old Scotsman, who can play as a striker or as a winger, started his professional club football career at Scottish giants Rangers. McCormack then moved to Motherwell before joining Cardiff City, and made his name at Leeds.

During his time at Elland Road from 2010 to 2014, the attacker scored 58 goals in 154 league matches and established himself as one of the best players in the Championship.

McCormack scored 17 goals and created 79 chances in 44 league games for Fulham last season. So far this campaign, the Fulham man has scored 13 goals and created 42 chances in 24 Championship matches.

According to a recent report in The Daily Mail, promotion-chasing Derby County and Middlesbrough are interested in signing the 29-year-old in the January transfer window.

It does not come as a surprise as McCormack is a quality player and has been playing brilliantly this season.

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