A look at Leeds’ new Swedish sensation

Leeds announced the signing of Sweden under-21 international Pawel Cibicki this morning. Cibicki joins from Malmo on a four year deal for a fee of £1.5 million.

The 23-year-old has admitted that he has already spoken to Pontus Jansson about life in the city and has said that he will look towards Jansson for guidance as the pair used to play together at Malmo.

Where is Cibicki from and why did he represent Poland?

The forward was born in Malmo, Sweden, to two Polish parents. He represented both Poland’s under 19’s and under 20’s just once before deciding to play his football for Sweden’s youth teams.

He has made 10 appearances for Sweden’s under 21’s, scoring just the one goal.

What has his club career been like?

Leeds will become Cibicki’s third club of his senior career. He was loaned out to Jönköpings Södra IF where he scored 10 goals in 26 appearances.

The forward has played 57 times in total for Malmo scoring 11 goals and can be used as either a striker or a winger.

Who has he been linked with before?

Cibicki has been in demand amongst Europe’s big clubs before. Manchester United, Ajax and Napoli were all chasing him at some point this summer.

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