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Would Leeds target Rajiv Van La Parra cut the grade at Elland Road?

Leeds United could battle Middlesbrough for attacker Rajiv Van La Parra from Premier League outfit Huddersfield.

According to the Sun, the Whites are tracking the £5million-rated ace and Championship rivals Boro are lining up a January move for him.

The 27-year-old Dutchman has made just five appearances so far this season and is yet to register a goal or assist.

He is a skilful left-winger that has always had difficulty with end product, but has a box of trickers in his locker and also has great pace.

But is he potentially the dream signing for Leeds ahead of the New Year?

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Leeds could do with reinforcements in wide areas to help them keep their spot at the top of the Championship and ultimately seal a return to the top flight.

Va La Parra would bring in experience of winning promotion from the Championship, as he played a key role in winning the play-offs during the 2016/17 season.

The rapid wide man scored five goals across all competitions last season for Huddersfield and showed glimpses of his quality.

But ultimately he just falls short when it comes to consistency and can be guilty of being fairly invisible in some matches.

Van La Parra would be a risky £5million addition at Elland Road if Leeds step up their interest, but the potential reward is great if he can hit the ground running and he’s provide a fresh option to the squad.

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