Leeds United youngster Bobby Kamwa featured on trial at Sky Bet League One side Rotherham United in a pre-season victory over Harrogate Town, as reported by Rotherham Advertiser journalist Paul Davis.
The Lowdown: Bielsa’s Leeds United get set for 2021/22
Leading towards the new campaign, Marcelo Bielsa and the Whites hierarchy will already have the wheels in motion with regards to their aims for this season.
Whilst bringing in players like Junior Firpo will play a part in prolonging success at the club, trimming the squad will also be of paramount importance in order to fund the pursuit of new recruits, whether that be the first-team or the academy.
One man who may be on the way out of Elland Road is youngster Kamwa following recent developments.
Should Leeds United let Kamwa go this summer?
The Latest: Kamwa features on trial for Rotherham
It is said Kamwa has two days to prove himself to the Rotherham United coaching staff.
#rufc trialist is Leeds’ Bobby Kamwa. With the Millers for the next two days. Chance to impress, says No 2 Richie Barker.
— Paul Davis (@paulm_davis) July 21, 2021
The talented Thorp Arch product signed a new two-year contract at Leeds United last year, meaning he could depart Elland Road for free in 12 months-time [Leeds United FC Official].
The Verdict: Right time for club and player to part ways
Considering the unlikely reality of the prospect obtaining minutes for Bielsa’s first-team any time soon, moving to the English third-tier may present an excellent opportunity for Kamwa to gain regular senior experience.
In 2020/21, the Cameroonian featured 11 times for the Leeds United Under-23 side, notching two goals [Transfermarkt].
Only time will tell with regards to whether Rotherham offer him a role at the AESSEAL New York Stadium, though it may be the right time for player and club to part ways in a critical point in Kamwa’s footballing development.
In other news, Leeds United have been linked with a Bundesliga ace.
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