Report: Leeds United still hopeful Jay Roy Grot could be a success at Elland Road

James Tarkowski of Burnley and Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds compete for the ball during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in...

Leeds United attacker Jay Roy Grot has struggled since arriving at Elland Road so far.

Jay-Roy Grot (R) of Leeds United vies for the ball with Htike Aung (L) of Myanmar national team during a friendly match at  Mandalar Thiri stadium in Mandalay on May 11, 2018. - Leeds...

According to a report in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United are still hopeful that Jay Roy Grot can turn his career around at Elland Road.

Grot has been loaned out by Leeds to VVV Venlo for the season, but the deal does not include a permanent clause.

The 20-year-old is, therefore, due to return to Leeds for next season, and there is reportedly a hope that he could still become a success.


Grot endured a difficult first season at Elland Road, where he became a figure of much criticism from the Whites supporters.

The youngster often looked out of his depth in the Championship, and he failed to make much of an impact.

Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds United and Joe Worrall of Nottingham Forest in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26,...

Grot made 19 appearances for Leeds last term, but scored just once in the league.

With Leeds strengthening their attack, Grot simply had no room to feature with Marcelo Bielsa in charge.

But the powerful winger has featured in four games for VVV Venlo in Holland, and Leeds are hopeful that the loan move could be the perfect move for Grot’s development.

Leeds United's Dutch midfielder Jay-Roy Grot (2nd R) has this shot saved as Leicester City's English defender Harry Maguire (R) closes in during the English League Cup fourth round...

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