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LUFC Cellino looking to add a striker

LUFC Cellino looking to add a striker

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino says he wants to add a striker and not sell one as fellow championship side Millwall continue to be linked with Matt Smith.

Having already sold Ross McCormack this summer, Cellino doesn`t want to lose the giant striker who netted 13-goals in his first season at Elland Road.

Speaking in the Yorkshire Evening Post , Cellino said, "Smith is growing, he`s a nice player and I think he wants to stay.

"A new forward is coming to help (Steve) Morison, (Noel) Hunt and Smith."


Steve Morison looks like he will get his chance at Elland Road this season after he spent last season on loan at Millwall. The striker looked like he would be on his way out of Elland Road under previous manager Brian McDermott after a disappointing start to his Leeds career. Morison joined Leeds in January 2013 as part of the deal that saw Luciano Becchio join Norwich City.

Morison scored three goals in 16 appearances and he was loaned out for the season last summer just days after returning for pre-season training. The 30-year-old scored eight goals in 42 appearances whilst on loan at the New Den last season before returning to Leeds with two-years remaining on his contract.

New coach Dave Hockaday is giving the striker his chance and he scored twice in Leeds record-breaking 16-0 victory in their only pre-season game so far.

Noel Hunt will also be looking for a better second season at Elland Road after failing to score in 20 appearances last season. Hunt scored a first-half hat-trick in the 16-0 win and both Hunt and Morison are reported to have impressed Cellino this summer.

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Writer:Dazza71
Date:Saturday July 19 2014
Time: 8:00AM

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