Leeds United-owned midfielder Mateusz Klich is enjoying himself back in the Netherlands.
The Poland international is a first-team regular at FC Utrecht after joining the Dutch side on a half-season loan in January, having barely featured under Thomas Christiansen during the first half of the campaign.
Klich, a £1.5 million signing [Yorkshire Evening Post] from FC Twente last summer, started only one Championship game under Christiansen, and his performance in Sunday's 2-2 draw with Heracles might somewhat embarrass the former United boss, who was sacked in February.
The 27-year-old created no fewer than 11 goalscoring chances for his team-mates yesterday - the highest amount of chances created by any player in the Eredivisie since Christian Eriksen for Ajax in 2012.
When Klich did play for Leeds, Christiansen used him as a central midfielder, but it seems logical to wonder whether the former APOEL boss could have used him in a slightly more advanced role, utilising his obvious creative abilities.
Speaking to The Yorkshire Evening Post after joining last summer, the Pole even described himself as a "creative midfielder" and it seems likely that he was being misused under Christiansen.
It remains to be seen whether Klich returns to Elland Road this summer or joins Utrecht on a permanent basis, but if he comes back then Paul Heckingbottom must learn from his predecessor's mistake and use him as an alternative number 10.
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