LUFC Leeds Loan Watch - Striker Enjoys Birthday Week
Leeds United have six players out on loan at the moment and Vital Leeds is once again look at how the players are doing on their travels.
Lee Erwin - Oldham Athletic (Season-long loan)
Appearances 24 (10) Total 34 Goals 8
Erwin made the EFL Team of Midweek for his performance in their win against Oxford United on Tuesday.
Erwin scored both goals for Oldham as they eased their relegation worries with a 2-1 win against an Oxford side who had won their previous five away games.
Erwin was on target again on Saturday in the 1-1 draw at Peterborough United. The Scottish striker, who celebrated his 23rd birthday on Sunday, opened the scoring with a fine volley.
Highlights courtesy of the Oldham Athletic YouTube Channel.
The 22-year-old has now netted 8 goals in 34 appearances for Oldham this season. Erwin has netted six times in the league with Oldham having the lowest scoring tally in the EFL having netted just 26 times this season in the league.
Jordan Botaka - Charlton Athletic (Season-long loan)
Appearances 9 (16) Total 25 Goals 2
Botaka came off the bench with ten minutes remaining in Charlton`s 2-1 defeat at Sheffield United on Saturday.
The DR Congo international has now made 16 substitute appearances from his 25 appearances this season.
Giuseppe Bellusci - Empoli (Season-long loan)
Appearances 26 (0) Total 26 Goals 1
Bellusci played the 90 minutes for Empoli on Sunday in their 3-2 home defeat by Napoli. Empoli almost salvaged a draw after trailing 3-0 at half time.
Jack McKay - Airdrie (End of the season)
Appearances 5 (4) Total 9 Goals 1
McKay missed Airdrie`s 1-0 win against Stenhousemuir on Saturday after picking up a head injury in their previous game against Brechin.
Luke Murphy - Burton Albion (End of the season)
Appearances 11 (2) Total 13 Goals 1
Murphy was involved in an incredible game at the Pirelli Stadium. Relegation threatened Burton looked to be heading for three points as they led 3-1 at the break but four second half goals from Brentford saw them eventually lose 5-3. Murphy was substituted after 80 minutes with the score at 3-3.
Toumani Diagouraga - Ipswich Town (End of the season)
Appearances 6 (2) Total 8 Goals 0
Diagouraga played 79 minutes for Ipswich as they saw their eight match unbeaten run come to an end at inform Cardiff City with the bluebirds winning 3-1.
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