Five players who Leeds United should look at as McDermott wants one more loanee

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Leeds boss Brian McDermott hinted that he is in the market for one more loan signing, we take a look at who it could be?

It appears that McDermott wants to strengthen his squad to try and enhance their slim play off hopes. 

After bolstering his squad with the signings of Jack Butland and Connor Wickham in the last few weeks, McDermott could be looking for a another signing, after apparently missing out on Chelsea youngster Nathan Ake.   

He stated said: "We've got four loans so we could bring in one more, there's a possibility. It's something we're still looking at."

Here are five potential targets for the club...

Jack Collison - The Welsh international has fallen down the pecking order at West Ham following a serious injury in their promotion season. He has undoubted quality in the centre of the pitch and is a proven Championship player. The 25-year-old spent 14 months out because of injury and hasn't featured regularly for West Ham for sometime, being sent out on loan to Bournemouth earlier in the campaign. 

Jack Rodwell - Maybe a tad ambitious for Leeds as wage demands may be the biggest issue here. Rodwell is a player with real class but cannot break into the Manchester City's side due to all the stars available to Manuel Pellegrini. I am sure that a few months of first team football is exactly what the highly rated youngster needs.

Martin Kelly - Big things are expected for Kelly at Anfield, but he has only made five appearances for the title chasing side. Kelly would offer McDermott a different option at both central defence and the right back positions. Kelly was called up to the England 2012 squad but since then his development has stalled quite considerably.

Eric Dier - The young Englishman who plays for Portuguese giants Sporting Lisbon would be a welcome addition for the Yorkshire based club. He can fill in both defence and midfield and is rumoured to be looking for a switch back to England as he wants to get back into the England under-21s side.    

Stephen Quinn - The ex Sheffield United winger could prove to be a shrewd signing a Championship club. Currently at Hull City, he has a wealth of talent, creativity and an eye for goal. Quinn would certainly fit the bill and give Leeds a different threat, opposed to Cameron Stewart and Jimmy Kebe's blistering pace. 

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