Set for promotion but struggling for fitness, how is former Leeds United flop Granddi Ngoyi getting on at Dijon?

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The French midfielder continues to battle fitness woes.

Leeds United made their fair share of odd transfers in the Massimo Cellino era so far.

One such deal was the one which saw an unfit Granddi Ngoyi arrive from Palermo.

Granddi Ngoyi played for Leeds United just the once. He started against Norwich City in April and played 90 minutes but that was it for the Frenchman.

The former French under-21 international was also not very popular at Palermo so he headed out to French second tier side Dijon FCO in the summer.

So how has this former Leeds United flop been getting on back in France?

Mixed would be the ideal word to describe his time at the club.

Fitness has again been an issue for the player. He had spells out of the side in October, most of January and February and, is ruled out of the upcoming tie with Evian in Ligue 2 with a recurrence of his current injury problem.

Overall Ngoyi has played just 12 of Dijon's 28 Ligue 2 fixtures - so not great on a personal level.

However, as far as his team is concerned, it is all good.

Dijon are currently top of the French second division and could be heading to Ligue 1 next term if they keep up their current form.

Whether they will keep Ngoyi, whose contract expires in the summer, for top-flight football however would be up for debate.

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