Tony Dorigo criticises Leeds' Hadi Sacko

Leeds United's French midfielder Hadi Sacko (L) vies with Liverpool's Senegalese midfielder Sadio Mane during the EFL (English Football League) Cup quarter-final football match between...

Hadi Sacko has struggled with end product during his time at Leeds United.

Hadi Sacko of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 0-1 during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in...

Former Leeds United star Tony Dorigo has told an LS11 Podcast on YouTube that he couldn't get over how poor Hadi Sacko was in the final third of the pitch.

Sacko made headlines on Monday for scoring a 25-yard belter for loan club Ankaragucu in a 3-0 win over Kasimpasa.

The Frenchman, who joined Leeds permanently in the summer of 2017 for £1.5 million [Yorkshire Evening Post], struggled during his two full seasons at Elland Road.

The jet-heeled winger scored twice and set up three goals during Garry Monk's first season, before only starting only three games in all competitions under Thomas Christiansen and Paul Heckingbottom last term.


A lack of end product seemed to be detrimental for his capacity to be a success in West Yorkshire and that's certainly how Dorigo remembers him.

He told an LS11 Podcast on YouTube: "He could [run for England]. I saw him a few times and I have to say his decision-making in the last third was as poor as I've seen from a player.

"Great ability with taking people on, but the amount of times he just didn't pass it inside and I was thinking, 'What are you doing?'. Once his confidence went that was it, but that goal he scored was an absolute cracker."

It's very unlikely that Sacko has a future at Leeds under Marcelo Bielsa, who has loaned him out twice now.

Unless he rips Turkey's top flight a new one over the coming months then he will return to England with the expectation of either being sold or loaned out this summer.

The former Sporting man is contracted to the Whites until 2020.

Hadi Sacko of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park on December 29, 2016 in Birmingham, England.

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