If you’re a Leeds United fan, you’re probably a little tired of hearing how players who left on loan in the summer are doing well and enjoying themselves. Well, step up Rasmus Kristensen, who it appears isn’t doing either at AS Roma.
La Roma 24 cover the player today and how he can’t get into the first team, thanks to a surprising revival from Rick Karsdorp.
They explain that if you were to go back a year ago, the idea of Karsdorp shining and being the protagonist for Roma would have been very unexpected.
He spent the summer with his suitcases packed and ready to go, with neither he nor the club seemingly wanting to continue their relationship. Hence the deal to sign Kristensen on loan from Leeds.
Kristensen began the season as the starting player but has quickly been forgotten and replaced by Karsdorp thanks to his revival.
He’s enjoying an ‘unexpected but functional return’ and replaced the Leeds loanee, who has proven ‘not up to par’ when given his chance to impress.
Whether that leads to questions being asked at Elland Road and a potential early exit from Rome remains to be seen, but so far it seems the loan deal hasn’t worked out and they’re less than convinced.