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Morning Leeds-in for 16 January: Mallik Wilks is back, but will he stay?

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Wilks scores on his return to the U23s, but does that mean he’s going back out on loan?

Mallik Wilks was back with the Academy squad, scoring a goal in the U23s loss at Crewe yesterday. He’s back at the club after spending the first half of the season on loan at Accrington Stanley. He’s reportedly garnered interest from other lower league clubs looking to take him on loan for the second half of the season. It would be best for him to go out on loan again, as he’s probably not going to be getting into the first team anytime soon. It’s good to see him score, and hopefully he’ll get a run in the first team of a League Two or League One team gunning for promotion and get some good experience.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Leeds reportedly interested in Derby County’s Chris Martin, but will Leeds handle his wages? [Through It All Together]

Young Leeds defender Liam Kitching is set to join Harrogate Town on a month-long loan deal. [Through It All Together]

Leeds did not appeal the red card against Eunan O’Kane, so he will serve a three match ban. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Claude Puel thinks that Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100 million in the summer, but they totally have no interest in selling him. Okay then. [The Indepedent]

Former West Bromwich Albion player and pioneering black footballer Cyrille Regis passed away at the age of 59. [The Guardian]

Paul Lambert, who was like the 654th choice, was named manager of Stoke City. He watched Stoke lose to Manchester United last night from the stands, so he got to see up close the mess he has on his hands. [BBC.com]

World Football Links

Juventus has a chance to build around Paulo Dybala, and they should take it. [Black & White & Read All Over]

Five things we learned during the second weekend of play in LigaMX. [FMF State of Mind]

Someone made a mod for Football Manager 18 that lets you take charge of a women’s football team. [Polygon]