Leeds United urged to target £40m-rated striker amid Arsenal and West Ham interest

Leeds United are set for a busy summer transfer window, as the Whites look to consolidate their Premier League status by strengthening the squad with fresh talent.

Monday, 3rd May 2021, 11:00 am

Leeds United are set for a busy summer transfer window, as the Whites look to consolidate their Premier League status by strengthening the squad with fresh talent.

Chelsea outcast Tammy Abraham is a player who looks set to be up for grabs this summer, after seeing his career stall under new manager Thomas Tuchel who has routinely left the six-cap England international out of his match-day squad since joining the club in January.

The Blues forward, whose 15 Premier League goals helped propel the club to Champions League qualification last season, could cost around £40m, and the likes of West Ham and Arsenal have been credited with an interest in signing him.

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Leeds United urged to target £40m-rated striker amid Aston Villa and West Ham interest

Speaking to Football Insider, ex-Leeds player Noel Whelan claimed the 23-year-old would be an ideal signing for the Whites, and revealed: “Gosh, I’d like Leeds United to be linked with Tammy Abraham. A natural goalscorer, somebody with that stature.

“Very much like a Patrick Bamford sort of player as well, probably a little bit more clinical in front of goal.

“I’d like to see us linked with a Tammy Abraham, that would be quite a good signing. He works hard, he’s got the right attributes that I believe we could benefit from. I could see it.”

Leeds smashed their transfer record to land £27m man Rodrigo Moreno from Valencia last summer, but could be tempted to spend big on an attacker again as they look to add more firepower to their forward line.