Joe Rodon has not had it easy over the last few years. Joining Tottenham, his career has faltered since 2020 – but after joining Leeds, he is regaining lost momentum and starred again on Monday, for Wales.

Rodon, 25, managed just 24 games in two years at Spurs following his move from Swansea. Massive potential after starring for Swansea – but not given the platform to turn that potential into proven quality.

He has been impressing in a Wales shirt, to a degree – but obviously, failing to play at club level and then being asked to shine on the international stage was always going to be tough, with no match sharpness.

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A loan to Rennes last season was hardly any better. It started well, but Rodon managed just 22 games. A loan to Leeds has already shown more potential and promise and that momentum carried on on Monday.

After a clean sheet against Son Heung-min last week, he helped Wales stop Latvia scoring. A tackle, an interception, four clearances and a huge nine aerials won – Rodon earned a 7.59 rating by WhoScored.

Rodon gaining momentum as Leeds man stars for Wales again

A commanding performance in a crucial, yet comfortable win for Rob Page’s side – keeping their hopes of European qualification alive. Rodon is now returning to his best form – which he showed at Swansea.

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The centre-back has the match sharpness and confidence of having started well at Elland Road and it is showing on the international stage. Rodon’s momentum is growing – good news for Leeds and Wales.

Even, for Spurs – depending on what he decides to do at the end of the season. Whether Leeds remain in the second tier, or gain promotion, the club should desperately look to sign £11m Rodon permanently.

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