Midfield enforcer reveals on Twitter he is heading to Leeds
By Harry Sykes
Toumani Diagouraga has revealed on Twitter that he is heading back to Leeds United after injury forced a premature end to his loan spell at Ipswich.
The midfield enforcer, 29, joined Mick McCarthy’s side in the January transfer window on loan for the second half of the season.
The French player explained on his personal Twitter account on Wednesday that his loan spell has now ended and that he “would like to thank everyone related to Ipswich town for making me feel at home”.
My loan has ended today due to my injury . I would like to thank everyone related to Ipswich town for making me feel at home #itfc
— Toumani diagouraga (@toums20) May 3, 2017
Diagouraga joined Ipswich after being deemed surplus to requirements at Leeds, where he had been frozen out in the first half of the season.
Diagouraga had been a regular for Ipswich, making 13 Championship appearances spread across 911 minutes of action.
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The central midfielder had been signed by the Yorkshire giants in January 2016 on a two-and-a-half year contract that runs until the summer of 2018.
Wth a year still to run on his Leeds contract, Diagouraga will be in a position to join the club’s pre-season training programme unless he finds a new club.
In other Leeds United news, the deal is all but done for the club to complete the transfer of an experienced Premier League man from West Ham.