With Ross McCormack making a record-breaking £11million move to Fulham, Leeds are in desperate need of a talismanic goalscorer. The Yorkshire club have already been linked to Catania striker Souleymane Doukara…
But in my opinion, a better and potentially more fruitful option would be a sizeable bid for lower league sensation Britt Assombalonga.
The former Watford youngster netted 15 times on loan to Southend in League Two in the 2012/13 campaign, and last term, following a club-record move to Peterborough, bagged 23 goals in 43 League One outings, also firing the Posh to Football League Trophy glory.
Here’s a short clip of the Zaire-born assassin in action:
As you can see, he offers power, pace and goal threat in abundance, and at just 21 years of age, the potential for further improvement is enormous.
Some Leeds fans have already recommended him to new owner Massimo Cellino:
But allegedly a prime target for several top flight sides, any interest from Elland Road could soon be eclipsed by the Premier League.
Peterborough Director of Football Barry Fry claims his club wont sell Assombalonga this summer, even for £5million!