Former Leeds United attacker Noel Whelan advises the Whites to effort to sign Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard this summer.
Former Leeds United attacker Noel Whelan has urged the Whites to effort to sign Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard during this summer’s transfer window.
Edouard has actually remained in excellent form for Neil Lennon’s side during the 2019-20 campaign, scoring 27 times and contributing 19 assists in 45 appearances in all competitions.
The likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Everton have actually been linked with the 22- year-old, who has a contract with the Hoops till the summer of 2022.
Nevertheless, Whelan has actually declared that Leeds must remain in the hunt for the Frenchman if they handle to gain promo to the Premier League for the 2020-21 campaign, in addition to protecting financial investment.
“You would hope we get new investment and the money from the Premier League,” Whelan informed Football Expert. “Then it is a case of costs money in the right locations and a goalscorer is one you are going to have to part a lot of money with. We need to provide ourselves every chance.
“We need players that will make a difference. I would be looking at the Celtic striker – Edouard if we are going up. Is he available and if he is, let’s bring him in. For £30m that would be a great buy and I can see it.”
Leeds are currently top of the Championship table with 71 points from their 37 matches, however there is no assurance that the 2019-20 campaign will be permitted to resume.