Lorent Tolaj joins Cambridge United on loan

Striker heads to the Abbey for the rest of the campaign.

By Charlie Hanson • 31 January 2022

By Paul Hazlewood
Lorent Tolaj has nine goal involvements in Premier League 2 this season - six goals, three assists.

Striker Lorent Tolaj will spend the rest of the season on loan with League One Cambridge United.

The 20-year-old joins a Cambridge team who are sat in 12th in their first campaign back in League One, following their promotion last season.

Under-23s coach Andrew Crofts said, “Lorent has been in impressive form in Premier League 2 this season, after a difficult time out with injury last season.

“Now is a good time for him to experience the surroundings of a men’s first team environment, as well as compete at a really good level in League One.”

Tolaj joined joined Albion in June 2018 from Swiss side FC Sion and has represented Switzerland up to under-19 level.

He has made 18 Premier League 2 appearances so far this campaign, scoring six times, as well as notching three assists.

The striker links up with Albion midfielder Jensen Weir, who is on a season-long loan at the Abbey Stadium.