Exit-seeking Leeds United flop Mateusz Klich would be welcomed back at Twente

Leeds fans celebrate their team's victory during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on November 29, 2014 in Leeds, England.

Eredivisie giants FC Twente simply haven't been the same side since Klich left for Leeds United in the summer.

Mateusz Klich of Leeds United and Kelechi Iheanacho of Leicester City during the Caraboa Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King Power Stadium on October...

After just five months and seven games, Mateusz Klich could already be on his way out of Leeds United.

The Polish international became the first player to arrive at Elland Road following the appointment of Thomas Christiansen as manager in June. But Klich, like fellow imported additions Jay-Roy Grot, Felix Wiedwald and co, is yet to make a positive impression in English football.

The midfielder may have featured sparingly but, when he has been given the opportunity he’s hardly seized it. Klich has not been seen in the Championship since the 3-1 defeat away at Cardiff City in September, where his untimely slip gifted the hosts’ their crucial second goal.

Ashley Westwood of Burnley (R) and Mateusz Klich of Leeds in action during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley,...

And shortly after liking a Tweet questioning his omission by Christiansen, Polish outlet Przegladsportowy report that a return to the Eredivisie is likely in January. Leeds signed Klich from FC Twente and Voetbal Primeur believe that a loan move back to Holland is on the cards with the 27-year-old eyeing a place in Poland’s World Cup squad.

But while few Leeds fans will be too disappointed to hear that the ineffective Klich could be on his way, he would surely be welcomed back with open arms by his former club. After all, Twente have been simply awful since Klich departed in the summer.

Germany's striker Kevin Volland (L) vies with Poland's midfielder Mateusz Klich during the FIFA 2014 World Cup friendly football match Germany vs Poland in Hamburg, on May 13, 2014.  AFP...

They sit third from bottom in the Eredivisie with ten defeats from 13 league games. In stark contrast, the side Steve McClaren once led to the title finished as high as seventh last season.

In truth, Twente boast some of the most gifted attacking players in Holland in Luciano Slagveer, Adnane Tighadouini and former Liverpool winger Oussama Assaidi. But they are lacking that composed presence in the centre of the park to knit everything together.

Klich, then, will probably receive a hero’s welcome if Leeds allow him to make the move back to Enschede.

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