According to Yorkshire Evening Post chief football writer Phil Hay, Leeds United are in the market for a new forward ahead of the start of the 2017-18 Championship season.
Head coach Thomas Christiansen has already boosted his attack with the likes of Samu Saiz, Hadi Sackho and Caleb Ekuban in this summer’s transfer window, but it is being reported that the 44-year-old wants another forward to help leading man Chris Wood.
Souleymane Doukara and Marcus Antonsson are still with the Whites, although it is understood that both could leave the Championship club before the end of next month.
Leeds supporters are in agreement that their club needs a new striker before the transfer window slams shut, and there have been some interesting names thrown into the mix.
Huddersfield Town’s Nakhi Wells and Liverpool’s Danny Ings have both been mentioned, in addition to Brighton & Hove Albion forward Glenn Murray.
One player that will seemingly not be arriving at Elland Road this summer is Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo, however, with the 31-year-old being deemed ‘too expensive’ for the Championship side.
Leeds still in the market for another striker. Wanted Ashley Fletcher but Boro got him last week. Negredo too expensive. #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) July 31, 2017
Nahki Wells be nice 👍
— Love Leeds (@scott_mallinder) July 31, 2017
Morning Phil i can't see Negrado happening unless we sell Wood which would be a massive mistake
— Lee Maspero (@Leemo_LUFC) July 31, 2017
Looking at the #lufc squad now, what sort of striker do they want and for what purpose? Partner Wood, replace him or competete for his spot?
— Svend Karlsen (@svendleeds) July 31, 2017
It has to be a striker that is good enough to start AND able to play as a two. We need more goals and a change of system when reqd. #speed
— AndyD69 (@AndyD_69) July 31, 2017
Danny Ings from Liverpool would be my shout or Bamford from Boro #lufc
— DavidK (@DavidKershaw7) July 31, 2017
Very controversial. I'd still take Ross McCormack
— Tom Smith (@IamTomska) July 31, 2017
Someone like Glenn Murray would be ideal he must be available surely he won't play much for Brighton now that they have reached the EPL.
— SAMUEL (@MUZZA2017) July 31, 2017
What do you think Hudds Town would want for Nakhi Wells?
— SA (@Aravind_SA) July 31, 2017