ADO Den Haag confirm loan deal for Leeds forward Pawel Cibicki

August Erlingmark of IFK Goteborg and Pawel Cibicki of IF Elfsborg during the Allsvenskan match between IFK Goteborg and IF Elfsborg at Ullevi on April 7, 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Leeds United forward Pawel Cibicki has joined ADO Den Haag on loan, with the Eredivisie side having an option to buy.

Pawel Cibicki of Leeds United is challenged by Scot Bennett of Newport County during the Fly Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newport County and Leeds United at Rodney Parade on...

ADO Den Haag have confirmed on Twitter that they have completed a loan deal for Leeds forward Pawel Cibicki, with the Eredivisie side also agreeing an option that will allow them to make the Swede's move permanent.

Cibicki has been back at Leeds for a number of weeks after his previous loan spell with Elfsborg came to an end and the Swedish side decided against taking up the option to sign him permanently.


The 25-year-old appeared to have virtually no chance of forcing his way into Marcelo Bielsa's plans however, with the Argentine yet to pick the forward during his time at Elland Road.

So it will come as no surprise to Whites supporters that he has sealed a move away before the transfer window shuts across Europe. ADO Den Haag have announced on Twitter that Cibicki has joined them on a season-long loan deal that can be made permanent.

Pawel Cibicki of Leeds United ahead of the Carabao Cup fourth round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King Power Stadium on October24th, 2017 in Leicester, United Kingdom

It looks to be best for all parties if Cibicki can seal a permanent switch to the Netherlands. Despite showing a couple of glimpses of his quality, Cibicki never managed to make a meaningful contribution on the pitch at Leeds, and has been frozen out for the large majority of his spell in Yorkshire.

Leeds may perhaps enjoy a financial boost from his departure. It would not be a big surprise if he was on a decent wage at Elland Road, so offloading him makes a lot of sense given that it seems to be a safe bet to assume that he will not play for the club again while Bielsa is in charge.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United at DW Stadium on August 17, 2019 in Wigan, England.

It will be interesting to see how the former Malmo man gets on during his time in the Eredivisie. He is set to be playing at a very good level, so it could be a fantastic opportunity for the forward.

Leeds will be hoping that he does do well during his time in the Netherlands. But probably only so they can make sure that they can offload him permanently in the near future. 

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