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เวลาปล่อย:2023-01-11 05:04

LEEDS UNITED are reportedly keeping track of Coventry City striker Viktor Gyokeres in case their move for Georginio Rutter breaks down.

The club are believed to beclose to agreeing on a club-record dealto sign the French striker from Hoffenheim.

Leeds United are trying to sign Georginio Rutter from Hoffenheim

Although the Premier League side reportedly are keeping tabs on Viktor Gyokeres in case the move falls through

The Premier League outfit have alreadysecured the signing of Max Woberfrom RB Salzburg this transfer window.

With an aim to further strengthen, Rutter, 20, has agreed to personal terms withLeeds, and a transfer could be concluded shortly.

However, the Yorkshire side are not taking any chances and are keeping Championship hotshot Gyokeres as an alternative should the move not come off, according toLeedsLive.

The Swedish striker has become one of the most prolific forwards in Englands second division this season, having netted 12 goals in 25 league games.

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He was in good form last season to, as he found the back of the net 17 times in 45 appearances.

Despite being contracted toPremier Leaguerivals Brighton prior to his move to the Sky Blues, he has no experience playing in the top league.

Leeds will hope to sign at least one of the forwards to bolster their frontline and boost their survival chances.

However, signing the 24-year-old may prove to be tricky as Coventry manager Mark Robins has insisted that there is no chance of him leaving this January.

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Current forwardPatrick Bamfordis goalless in his ten Premier League appearances this term and has also become injury prone in recent years.

This means that either Rutter or Gyokeres could come in and replace him as the clubs main striker.

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