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Leeds: Whites keen on Ismaila Sarr

Leeds: Whites keen on Ismaila Sarr -Leeds United News

Leeds United are still ‘keen’ on signing Watford forward Ismaila Sarr, according to journalist Jacque Talbot.

The Lowdown: Sarr links

The Whites have been heavily linked with Sarr over the past five days, with reports even claiming that a transfer was close to being finalised.

As we know, a deal is yet to materialise, with Phil Hay saying those rumours were wide of the mark.

Speculation of a move has continued, however, with Talbot sharing what he knows about the Senegal international, who shares the same agent as summer signing Brenden Aaronson.

The Latest: Talbot’s post

Talbot took to Twitter on Friday afternoon to provide an update on Sarr’s future.

He said he’s heard that a move to Newcastle is ‘very unlikely’ at this stage before adding that Leeds are ‘keen’.

The Verdict: Centre-forward needed

If Leeds needed a wide forward, then Sarr, who Ben Foster labelled ‘phenomenal’, could be the perfect man due to his versatility and previous Premier League experience.

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However, Jesse Marsch seems to need a new striker, especially following the 2-2 draw with Southampton on Saturday. Joe Gelhardt didn’t make the trip due to a minor issue and Patrick Bamford had to be withdrawn through injury once again, this time with an abductor problem, leaving Marsch with limited options.

Therefore, a new centre-forward appears to be more important than another wide forward, so hopefully, Andrea Radrizzani and Victor Orta can get one in before the deadline.


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