Confirmed: Leeds powerhouse arranges crucial talks over Elland Road future
Leeds United’s on loan striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga has confirmed that he will hold discussions over a his future come the end of the current campaign.
The German forward arrived at Elland Road on a season long loan from Bundesliga side Hamburg SV, and has been a regular feature among the first team, with eight goals in 21 appearances across all competitions.
With his contract at the top flight German side set to expire in the summer of 2019, the 26-year-old has been probed about his future by reporters, with a potential of a permanent move to the Whites mooted.
However, he has insisted that while he is going to give everything he has to his loan side during the final few months of his deal, he will not be drawn into discussions over his future, insisting that he has arranged crucial talks to be held at the end of the season.
He was quoted on the personal Twitter account of BBC Leeds reporter Adam Pope as saying: “I owe it to the team and the fans to give my 100 per cent focus. After the last game I will discuss.
Lasogga says he will not decide his future until the summer: “I owe it to the team and the fans to give my 100 per cent focus. After the last game I will discuss.” He has one more year left at Hamburg. #lufc
— Adam Pope (@APOPEY) February 16, 2018
Lasogga has made 107 appearances for Hamburg, scoring 30 goals, and has a total of 128 German top flight outings to his name, having also spent time with Hertha Berlin.
He scored in Leeds’ last game, the 2-1 defeat to Sheffield United, and will be hoping to impress again when Bristol City visit Elland Road on Sunday.
In other Leeds United news, the club have been handed a last-minute double boost ahead of the clash with the Robins.