Leeds must keep Kemar Roofe if they want to mount a serious promotion challenge

Leeds United ace Kemar Roofe is a transfer target for West Bromwich Albion and Sheffield United, according to Football Insider.

What’s the story?

The 25-year-old attacking midfielder joined Leeds in 2016 from Oxford United, and has gone on to make 78 appearances for the Whites, scoring 14 goals and registering ten assists in the league.

Roofe finished as Leeds’ top scorer last season and now their Championship rivals Sheffield United and West Brom are keen to sign the attacker.

Keep him at all costs

Roofe was one of Leeds very few creative players last season and provided a number of key goals and assists for the team.

New manager Marcelo Bielsa has struggled so far to make any summer signings despite a number of players being linked with a move to Elland Road, and it would be a reckless move to allow Roofe to depart before replacements came in.


Even then, it would be a huge loss to Leeds and if they really do want to mount a promotion challenge next season, they should not be selling their best players to rival clubs in the division.