By Wayne Veysey

15th Jun, 2016 | 3:56pm

Top-five club chase Leeds 22-year-old after months of scouting - report

By Tom Blackburn

Leeds striker Lee Erwin is being monitored by former club Motherwell just a year after he left the Scottish club, according to a report.

Erwin arrived at Elland Road from Scotland last summer after a run of impressive form but has struggled to make an impact at the Yorkshire giants.

The Glasgow Evening Times claim the Scottish Premiership side are still interested in the striker despite his failure to break into the Leeds team over the last 12 months.

It is said Motherwell have been closely monitoring Erwin for months and they could be keen on a loan move.

Erwin has started just two of his 11 appearances for the club in the Championship and is yet to get on the scoresheet.

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The 22-year-old Scot joined Leeds on a free transfer from his boyhood club Motherwell amid high expectations after scoring five times and supplying four assists in his last 10 league games of 2014-15.

He also played, scored and created two more goals in the play off victory over Rangers, as Motherwell were promoted to the Scottish Premiership.

After failing to establish himself at the start of this season Erwin was sent out on loan to Bury, but had little influence in his month there and did not score.

New Leeds manager Garry Monk has a reputation of developing young players and putting his faith in them but the temptation of returning to his boyhood club may be too great for Erwin.

In other Leeds news, former striker Michael Duberry has tipped one target to be a hit at the club.