Leeds United have had their fair share of bad luck when it comes to selling players over the years.
We’ve already been over how it looks like they were badly ripped off when selling Pontus Jansson, and only getting £6m for Lewis Cook looks like a pretty terrible deal, especially when you consider that the midfielder has gone on to be capped by England.
However, despite their poor track record when it comes to selling players, the Whites did seem to get one right last summer.
Indeed, Leeds have every right to be buzzing about their decision to sell Jack Clarke to Tottenham for £10m.
The teenager had enjoyed just one season at Leeds before being snapped up by the Premier League giants, and that season wasn’t even all that amazing, starting just four games and contributing to only four goals.
Not only did they get £10m for him, but they also were able to loan him straight back, but the strength of their side meant that he played as few as 19 minutes upon his return.
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Understandably, Spurs recalled him in January only to loan him out again, but it’s been more of the same for the winger since joining QPR as he’s still yet to start a game for the west London outfit.
Not only has he played very little, he’s made next to no impact at either Leeds or QPR, failing to score or assist, while his dribbles per game is down at just 0.8 per game, not great for a man whose ability to beat a man has been highlighted as one of his best attributes.
It’s not been nice to see the teenager falter this season, but from a Leeds point of view, they must be laughing all the way to the bank after netting £10m for a player who can’t even get into a QPR team battling it out in the bottom half of the Championship.