Leeds United are interested in signing West Ham striker Jordan Hugill on loan for next season according to The Yorkshire Evening Post.
The 26-year-old only joined West Ham from Preston North End in January on a deadline day move, but was restricted to only three substitute appearances for the Hammers, playing 22 minutes in total.
The target man is valued at £7.2million on Transfermarkt and according to the report Leeds are interested in signing him on loan for the season ahead.
With Leeds reportedly looking at a number of strikers with big fees being bandied about for the likes of Matej Vydra, Abel Hernandez and Jerry Mbakogu, so a loan move would make sense for the club financially.
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Hugill has proved himself in the Championship after scoring 20 goals in the 18 months before he made his move to the top-flight.
He’s had a tough time of it so far and will want to prove himself and play regular football so this would be a smart move for both him and Leeds.