Leeds given emphatic answer in their bid to land new striker for Garry Monk
By Alex Stevens
Leeds have lost out to Preston in the race to sign giant Danish striker Simon Makienok, it has been confirmed.
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Before his move to Serie A, Makienok scored 35 goals in 74 appearances for Brondby in the Danish Superliga.
Preston manager Simon Grayson, a former Leeds boss, said: “I am delighted to add Simon Makienok to our striking options at the club.
“His height, plus of course his international experience, brings us a different dimension to the squad and provides us further options at the top end of the pitch.”
In other Leeds news, former Elland Road striker Noel Whelan has urged new manager Garry Monk to make these two players his first summer signings.