Leeds - LUFC Cellino looking to add a striker
UK time is: 12:25:10
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

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.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club

The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.

The branch has pick up points at Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.


Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Leeds on: facebook



Vital Leeds on: twitter


Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday July 19 2014

Time: 8:00AM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Publishing Entire League Network of Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 343
2. deslondon 95
3. SimonTVW 76
4. Tiny T 65
5. erni 58
6. King Billy 56
7. Spanky White 49
8. Oyper 42
9. bago 21
10. 1972Glory 18

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Charlton 46 14 18 14 -6 60
13. Sheff Wed 46 14 18 14 -6 60
14. Forest 46 15 14 17 2 59
15. Leeds Utd 46 15 11 20 -11 56
16. Huddersfield 46 13 16 17 -17 55
17. Fulham 46 14 10 22 -21 52
18. Bolton 46 13 12 21 -13 51

Breaking League News

Boothroyd calls for focus from Demarai Gray
Birmingham : 25/05/2015 11:04:01
Ex Owls boss, Laws on Chansiri, Gray and Promotion Aim
Sheff Wed : 25/05/2015 10:18:01
Special relationship could end Leeds move for Beckford
Leeds Utd : 25/05/2015 09:06:01
LUFC Former favourite would love return to Leeds
Leeds Utd : 25/05/2015 08:32:01
LUFC On This Day - May 25th
Leeds Utd : 25/05/2015 07:20:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Leeds sign Jermaine Beckford?
Suggested By:  
Yes 35%
No 65%