Brighton & Hove Albion allowed Jakub Moder to return to Lech Poznań on a loan deal after the two clubs agreed a deal for his transfer in October.
The temporary deal allows the 21-year-old to stay at the Polish club until the end of the season and as part of the agreement, the Seagulls retain an option to recall the midfielder in the winter market.
Earlier reports indicated Graham Potter’s side have a deadline until December 15th to make a decision on the Poland international.
On December 3rd, we covered claims from WP SportoweFakty explaining the Premier League side have already made a decision to cut short Moder’s loan stay.
Earlier this week, Lech Poznań agreed a deal with Swedish side Djurgårdens IF for Jesper Karlström.
Tomasz Rząsa, the sporting director of Lech, has since given a long interview to Interia Sport.
When asked if signing Karlström is linked to the possibility of Moder moving to The Amex next month, Rząsa said: “Of course, it’s related. It’s kind of a security.
“We would like Kuba [Jakub] to remain, but we must be ready that the English will reach for him and [Jakub could] leave us in the winter.”
Moder primarily operates in the centre of the pitch, but can also play as a defensive midfielder. Karlström, on the other hand, is mainly a defensive midfielder. Rząsa spoke about the differences between the two players.
“It cannot be said that this is a direct replacement. Kuba developed many features of a defensive midfielder: pickups, positioning, fighting for the ball. But ultimately, he is an offensive player,” Rząsa said about the Brighton player.