MX23RW : Sunday, February 23 18:40:43| >> :600:2410402:2410402:

Leeds United handed boost in Britt Assombalonga chase?

Leeds handed Assombalonga transfer boost?
© Reuters
Leeds United are reportedly handed a boost in the race to sign Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga before the end of January.

Leeds United have reportedly been provided with encouragement in their bid to sign Middlesbrough striker Britt Assombalonga.

With Eddie Nketiah having returned to parent club Arsenal, Marcelo Bielsa wants to bring in a replacement before the end of the January transfer window.

Given his record in the Championship and time out of the team during Middlesbrough's recent resurgence, Assombalonga appears to be a natural fit for the promotion chasers.

According to the Sunday People, the North-East outfit would welcome the opportunity to part ways with the 27-year-old, either on a loan or permanent basis.

Boro are said to be eager to reduce their wage bill in the coming days, with their focus on getting Assombalonga off the payroll.

The DR Congo international, who has netted six times from 20 outings this season, finds himself behind Ashley Fletcher and Lukas Nmecha in the pecking order.

body check tags ::

Click here for more stories about Britt Assombalonga

Click here for more stories about Leeds United

Share this article now:
New Instagram promo
Che Adams in action for Southampton on September 20, 2019
Read Next:
Leeds fail with third Che Adams offer?
>
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free match previews newsletter! Updates are sent twice a week.

rhs 2.0
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool26251061154676
2Manchester CityMan City27183668293957
3Leicester CityLeicester27155754272750
4Chelsea2713594537844
5Manchester UnitedMan Utd27118841291241
6Tottenham HotspurSpurs2711794436840
7Sheffield UnitedSheff Utd27101072925440
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves2791263832639
9Arsenal2781363936337
10Burnley27114123339-637
11Everton27106113641-536
12Southampton27104133448-1434
13Crystal Palace2789102432-833
14Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2787122441-1731
15Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610113239-728
16Bournemouth2775152643-1726
17Aston Villa2774163452-1825
18West Ham UnitedWest Ham2666143045-1524
19Watford2759132443-1924
20Norwich CityNorwich2746172451-2718

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!