Leeds United are flying high in the Championship this season, currently perched second in the standings and occupying an automatic promotion spot, but there is still plenty of football to be played.
Marcelo Bielsa is likely to strengthen his side in January when the transfer window reopens and one rumour has suggested that former Sunderland winger Jeremain Lens, now at Besiktas, has emerged as the target.
The 31-year-old possesses bags of pace which could be of use to Leeds in the wide position, especially with the injury problems that the Peacocks have encountered this season – although his age could prove to be a stumbling block.
Lens has caught the eye in the Europa League this season for the Turkish side, scoring four goals in nine appearances, but Besiktas face a stern test next week against Malmo as they seek to secure their spot in the latter stages of the competition.
Many Leeds fans reacted on social media to the reports and we have gathered some of their comments below.
would do bits in this league finally someone who’s direct and rapid
— Armo ☀️???? (@Jordan_Armo) December 3, 2018
Depends on how highly he rates him really.
He's two years younger than Pablo.
— Daryl (@DarylRS29) December 3, 2018
Tidy player, quick and direct. Would slot in neatly on the left. Definitely the type of player we need. Not sure how likely it is, he only joined Beşiktaş permanently in the summer?
— Calum Archibald (@calumarchie) December 3, 2018
Be a class signing he’s playing some good football but I think he’s still got 3-4 years contract left, would they want a stupid price ?
— Burny (@Aaronburnside) December 3, 2018
No chance, he’s a bag egg him. Kicks off everywhere he goes
— Charlie Wells (@CharlieWells93) December 3, 2018
Would be exactly the type of player we need, would be suprised if we spend decent Money on a 31 year old tho with no resale value.
— Adam (@Hertswhitelufc) December 4, 2018
former sunderland player . ive always liked him just doubt we can afford him
— James Howson (@BigJimmy_V) December 3, 2018
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