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20th Apr, 2017 | 11:09am

Max Gradel sends Twitter message to Leeds fans after report he will quit Bournemouth

By Dominic Toner

Max Gradel has admitted on Twitter that he loves Leeds after a report emerged that he will quit Bournemouth in the summer.

BBC Sport claim that the 29-year-old has told the Cherries his desire to leave in the next transfer window.

The report details that the winger wants move on after a lack of first team football this season, with just 11 appearances under his belt.

Leeds fans have urged their side to make a move for Gradel, who made 82 appearances for the Whites earlier in his career.

Gradel has revealed his love for his former club on his personal Twitter account.

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Gradel beceme a fan favourite during his time at Elland Road and scored 25 goals for the Yorkshire giants.

The Ivory Coast international has been frustrated with injury during his career, though, and has struggled to make the desired impact at Bournemouth.

He has made just 25 senior appearances since he joined in 2015 and scored two goals in return.

Gradel’s most prolific spell so far came at Leeds, despite spells at Bournemouth, Leicester and Saint-Etienne.

Garry Monk’s side have been crying out for a winger this campaign as they fight for promotion in the Championship.

They are currently outside the play-offs on goal difference and have three games remaining to overtake their rivals.

In other Leeds transfer news, an agent has revealed that the club’s 27-year-old defender is edging closer to a deal.

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