Leeds are reportedly in the hunt for Derby County striker Chris Martin and fans are delighted with the news.
Sky Sports reporter Rob Dorsett made the claim on his personal Twitter page on Monday afternoon.
#dcfc in advanced talks with #ncfc over deal for striker Cameron Jerome. Also understand #lufc keen on taking Chris Martin on loan. #ccfc also keen, but Derby reluctant to let him go to a promotion rival.
— Rob Dorsett (@RobDorsettSky) January 15, 2018
Dorsett claims that Cardiff are also keen but that the club aren’t keen on letting him go to a direct promotion rival.
Derby County and Cardiff are second and third in the table respectively, with Leeds realistically only gunning for a play-off space.
Martin is a Scotland international but has struggled for goals this season, scoring just once in 25 appearances.
However, that hasn’t put the Leeds fans off, with one fan saying he’d take Martin in a “heartbeat”.
Another said that he would be the perfect signing while another said he would guarantee goals.
Here is a selection of the best tweets from excited Leeds fans after hearing the news:
I would take Chris Martin in a heart beat #lufc
— Jack solomon (@jacksol1990) January 15, 2018
— 👨🦰The Adventures of Tin-Tin & Murphy🐕 (@karltrinity1873) January 15, 2018
Got to say Chris Martin would be the perfect signing for us. Again it comes down to cost, so that'll be a no. He will sign for one of our rivals and score 10+ goals from now until end of season, firing them into playoffs. #lufc
— Craig Bagnall (@camchesie) January 15, 2018
Come on Chris Martin you know you want to join #LUFC
— andy neill (@neill_andy) January 15, 2018
If this link to Chris Martin is true or not.. 100% I’d take him at Leeds. 100% he’d score goals for us. Marriott however is one for the future, but surely worth a punt. 8m bid for him and Madison surely tempts Posh. #LUFC
— Paul 💙💛 (@PJ82PJ) January 15, 2018
Would love to see big chris martin at leeds great player scores goals is a bit like big wood! But no doubt we will sign someone from japan or india or somewhere stupid #LUFC
— ALAW (@LeedsFamily) January 15, 2018
In other Leeds United news, the Whites are in the running to re-sign this Premier League forward as a £1.5million bid is readied by a high-flying club.
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