Grant McCann comments on Leeds United’s Mallik Wilks and Liverpool’s Herbie Kane

Grant McCann manager of Doncaster Rovers looks on during the Sky Bet League One Play-Off First Leg match between Doncaster Rovers and Charlton Athletic at Keepmoat Stadium on May 12, 2019...

Leeds United striker Mallik Wilks and Liverpool midfielder Herbie Kane were on loan at Doncaster Rovers last season.

Oldham's Gevaro Nepomuceno and Doncaster's Mallik Wilks during the FA Cup match between Doncaster Rovers and Oldham Athletic at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster on Saturday 26th January...

Doncaster Rovers manager Grant McCann has suggested to Leeds Live that a lot of clubs are interested in Leeds United striker Mallik Wilks and Liverpool midfielder Herbie Kane.

Wilks, who can also operate as a winger, spent the 2018-19 season on loan at Doncaster in League One from Championship club Leeds.

Midfielder Kane, 20, was on loan at Donny from the Reds during the 2018-19 campaign.

 

Doncaster manager McCann has said that 20-year-old Wilks and Kane are being chased by a number of clubs and progressed well during their loan spell.

McCann told Leeds Live about Wilks and Kane: “These two boys came in and no one knew them, everyone was wondering what to expect.

“They went from strength to strength and now everyone is after them, it gives you a sense of pride in the job.”

Herbie Kane of Doncaster Rovers  during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Doncaster Rovers and Crystal Palace at Keepmoat Stadium on February 17, 2019 in Doncaster, United Kingdom.

Progress

Kane is a very promising and talented young midfielder, but it is going to be hard for the 20-year-old to break into the Liverpool first team next season.

Wilks, though, could get a chance, as Leeds could do with a young and promising striker like the 20-year-old.

According to Leeds Live, Wilks scored 16 goals and provided nine assists infall competitions for Doncaster this season.

Grant McCann manager of Doncaster Rovers gives thumbs up during the Sky Bet League One match between Doncaster Rovers and Luton Town at Keepmoat Stadium on September 8, 2018 in Doncaster,...

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