Marvin Ducksch has scored for fun at Holstein Kiel but that does not guarantee that he’d do the same at Leeds United.
Marvin Ducksch is in the form of his life right now. The striker is topping the 2.Bundesliga scoring charts with 11 goals in 16 games for Holstein Kiel and, as a reward for his efforts, has been tipped to get his big break in England by The Mail.
Though in the eyes of Leeds United supporters, his signing would be something of a lame Ducksch.
Like so many of the new signings brought to Elland Road by beleaguered director of football Victor Orta in the summer, the 23-year-old does not have a modicum of experience in English football – let alone a gruelling Championship environment.
And the former Borussia Dortmund youngster, who is on loan at Holstein Kiel from second tier rivals St Pauli, looks on initial inspection like another cheap, imported signing that will once again raise questions about the ambition of owner Andrea Radrizzani.
Leeds fans have been demanding players who have been there and done it in the Championship. Like Leonardo Ulloa for example, a striker who netted 23 times in 50 games for Brighton who will be let go by Leicester City in January, per The Sun.
Instead, a Leeds side who are yet to find a replacement for 2016/17 Golden Boot winner Chris Wood could be forced to pin their hopes on another unproven and largely unknown player Orta has spotted from overseas.
just what we need….for our mid table push….— The Lord Maeer of Leeds (@AndrewMaeer) November 23, 2017
Fits the model. 800k fee 5k a week wage lol— Micky Padge (@mickipadgett) November 23, 2017
Here we go again— Johnny F (@JF_LUFCmod) November 23, 2017
we need someone to help get this club up! can’t carry on going backwards!!— Chris Russell (@Chris__Russell_) November 23, 2017
Its good but wish we were looking at players we know can perform in championship. That lad is ANOTHER gamble.— Jonathan Fox (@foxy619) November 23, 2017
I think it’s something we’ll have to get used to as long as Orta is here. Some risks will pay off, others…— Daryl (@Dazelar29) November 23, 2017