Seth Johnson comments on Leeds United’s Pierre-Michel Lasogga

Gavin Williams of Ipswich is pursued by Seth Johnson of Derby during the Coca-Cola Championship Match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on April 14, 2007 in Ipswich,...

Pierre-Michel Lasogga joined Leeds United on a season-long loan deal from Hamburg in the summer transfer window.

Seth Johnson of Derby controls the ball during the Coca-Cola Championship Match between Ipswich Town and Derby County at Portman Road on April 14, 2007 in Ipswich, England.

Seth Johnson has told bwin.com that he is excited to see Leeds United striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga in action.

Lasogga joined Championship club Leeds from German side Hamburg in the summer transfer window.

The 25-year-old striker made the switch on a season-long loan deal on transfer deadline day.

The former Germany Under-21 international is expected to be replacement for Chris Wood, who joined Premier League club Burnley from Leeds in the summer transfer window.

Former Leeds and Derby County midfielder Johnson, 38, has said that he is looking forward to watching Lasogga in action.

The Englishman has also stated that the German striker needs to hit the ground running.

Hamburg's forward Pierre-Michel Lasogga reacts after Nicolai Mueller scored during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Hamburger SV in...

“The player I’m most excited to see is Pierre-Michel Lasogga from Hamburg,” Johnson told Bwin.com.

“He’s been highly thought of and sounds like an exciting player. Sixteen players is a huge turnaround in the squad.

“They lost Chris Wood, who was top goalscorer and a key player for them, so Lasogga is one that needs to hit the ground running.”

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds have made a strong start to the 2017-18 Championship campaign and are very much in the running for the playoffs.

The early signs are very positive for the Whites, who have looked strong defensively and have also scored goals.

The West Yorkshire outfit will take on Burton Albion at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

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