Report: Leeds want £10m player who's scored three goals against them, but it could be a real struggle
Leeds were reportedly interested in offering the Saints around £10m for the Scottish forward, and were optimistic they could bring in the player who has scored three career goals against them.
Mara has only just turned 20, and has just over 1,000 minutes of senior football under his belt, while Armstrong managed just two goals in his first season at St. Mary’s.
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Efforts to bring in Rennes forward Martin Terrier have also been ramped up after the 25-year-old had a successful season in Ligue 1.
Bamford has returned to action in pre-season for Leeds after struggling for fitness throughout last season as Leeds secured Premier League survival on the final day.
The one-cap England international has shown that when fit, he’s good enough to lead the line in the Premier League, scoring 17 goals on Leeds’ return to the top flight.
However, that risk of the recurrence of the foot or hamstring injuries that hampered him last season mean Leeds need to either act in the market this month, or put a lot of faith in Gelhardt and Greenwood.
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