Keeping quiet for the remainder of the Polish transfer window, Kamil Grosicki left a lot of people guessing about his future.
Reports from Poland suggested a return to his home country could be on the cards for the West Bromwich Albion forward, but, despite conversations with a couple of clubs in the Ekstraklasa, nothing came of it and the player remained at the Hawthorns.
Taking to social media, Grosicki explained his decision and revealed he would fight for his spot at the Baggies under Sam Allardyce as he aims to be in the national team for the upcoming Euros in the summer.
It seems like a long shot, especially with a new manager at the helm in Paulo Sousa, but if he can turn things around, then all the more credit to him.
The past, however, isn’t in his favour, with appearances under Allardyce few and far between, which is a big worry for some in Poland.
Take Grzegorz Lato, for example, who was his country’s top scorer during the 1974 World Cup, and spoke to Niezalezna on Friday.
Asked about Grosicki believing he can make the Poland national team in the summer, he said: “In my day, it would be unthinkable. If the footballer did not play regularly in his club, he didn’t have a chance to appear for the national team.
“Grosicki has a problem. There is no merit in football. You are either in shape or not. I feel sorry for the boy, because I know him a bit from his performances at Jagiellonia, but that’s life”.