Report: Leeds scouts decide that 'complete' attacker just doesn't tick enough boxes for them to sign
Leeds United scouts remain unconvinced about the prospect of signing striker Martin Terrier from French outfit Rennes.
Leeds Live report that the striker is rated at Elland Road but not highly enough to convince the club to really push to sign him.
They say that one factor in that has been Liverpool’s reported interest in the forward this summer, which has pushed his asking price skyward.
It has been reported that Leeds would have to break their transfer record to sign the 25-year-old.
Leeds unconvinced by Martin Terrier
The report also says that Leeds have other attacking targets who have not yet been reported in the media, being tracked by Victor Orta.
That further suggests that they are not all-in about Terrier, who netted 21 goals last season for the French Ligue 1 outfit.
Rennes are also on the verge of selling Arnaud Kalimuendo to French champions Paris Saint-Germain and may not want to lose two strikers in the same window.
Rennes team-mate Gaetan Laborde thinks that Terrier ticks a lot of boxes, saying: “He is a complete player.
“His number one quality is his passing, his free kicks. He defends, he can play left, right or in the middle of the park.
“He runs a lot, he has a great engine, he’s intelligent, and he’s gifted. That’s a lot of qualities.
“It’s rare to have a player like that,” but Leeds are not pushing ahead with a move as it stands, although there is plenty of time for things to change between now and the end of the transfer window.
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