Daily Mirror reports that Leeds United are set to challenge Championship rivals Hull City for the signature of Peterborough United striker Jack Marriott. Player’s evaluation is approximately £3 million.
Hull City are struggling to avoid relegation this season, and manager Nigel Adkins wants to enhance his team’s chance to remain in Championship by signing a quality striker. And he has identified Marriott as a perfect signing.
On the other hand, Thomas Christiansen’s primary objective for January transfer market is a quality forward. After disappointing performances from Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Jay-Roy Grot, Leeds are forced find a reliable attacker, who would guarantee goals.
Former Ipswich Town player has a terrific season, as he scored seventeen goals in 25 games in League One. He is current league’s top goalscorer.
Marriott’s main characteristics are speed and finishing. The 23-year-old striker is the last candidate for the attack, as Leeds desperately need to bring a forward.