Leeds United supporters have been particularly quiet in the Transfer Tavern in recent weeks such has been their side’s disappointing run of form, which didn’t get any better at the weekend as the Yorkshire giants went down 1-0 at home to struggling Reading.
Thomas Christiansen’s men went into their clash with the Royals having lost three of their preceding four Championship games, yet they were unbeaten at Elland Road having won three and drawn the other two of their five matches. However, that run also came to an end on Saturday as former Leeds man Mo Barrow netted the winner six minutes from time to seal a much-needed 1-0 success for Jaap Stam’s side, who did also have goalkeeper Vito Mannone to thank for saving Pablo Hernandez’s tame penalty in the last minute.
And that result did little to improve the mood among our resident Leeds supporters over the weekend, although there may be some promising news to come as the Yorkshire giants have been linked with a move for Manchester United striker James Wilson.
The 21-year-old missed the majority of last season after sustaining a serious knee injury back in October, but appears to be working his way back to full fitness with five Premier League 2 appearances for the Red Devils this term.
However, such is Jose Mourinho’s abundance of attacking talent at Old Trafford that Wilson is unlikely to get regular football there, and as such Leeds are reportedly seeking a loan move for the Englishman in January.
And were they able to beat Reading to his signature, here is what their fearsome front line could look like…