Allegiances to the ancient enemy aside, Manchester United’s Nick Powell would be a sensational signing for Leeds.
The highly-rated 20 year-old impressed in the Championship last year during a term-long stay with Wigan, as viewable below, also finding three goals in the Europa League:
The highlight of his Latics stay was this sensational goal against Bolton:
Here’s another look at Powell in action:
The former Crewe kid would not only solve Leeds’ need for a creative central midfielder, but capable of playing as an out-and-out striker or a No.10, would furthermore significantly add to David Hockaday’s options in attack.
Football League World speculate that the Whites have already made enquiries regarding Powell’s availability, having missed out on Manchester United’s pre-season tour of the USA.
But he’s been hotly linked with Nottingham Forest this month, so there will be competition for his signature: