A Leeds goal for Pawel Cibicki now could push him to the next level

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

The Leeds United player is in fine form but needs to get off the mark soon.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

It is fair to say that Leeds United player Pawel Cibicki has turned a big corner at Elland Road, going from barely seen fringe player to a key member of the starting XI. Yet he is still to score his first goal for the club and, much like Caleb Ekuban when he returns from injury, the Swede needs to find the net in the league and profit from the momentum that will surely follow.

Cibicki has recorded two assists in his last two appearances, proving his worth for the players operating ahead of him. Yet he is a goal-scorer in his own right and the sooner he breaks his duck, the quicker Leeds fans could see him at his very best.

Sweden's forward Pawel Cibicki vies for the ball during the UEFA U-21 European Championship Group A football match Poland v Sweden in Lublin, Poland on June 19, 2017.

Leeds made so many summer signings that it was always going to take time for some of them to settle at Elland Road, and so it proved with Cibicki.

The issue now is that, as quickly as he has endeared himself to Leeds supporters, he needs to do the business on the field in order to be more than just a refreshing underdog story.

Thomas Christiansen manager of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United at Molineux on November 22, 2017 in Wolverhampton,...

Leeds cannot afford to have too many players struggling in front of goal, not when every single strike could be vital as they push for promotion in 2018.

The games are coming thick and fast and Cibicki can reach the next level by opening his account against a struggling Hull City side, and from there, anything is possible.

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