Five Leeds players who could be set to leave on loan

Elland Road pitchside

We take a look at five players who could leave Elland Road in the coming months.

Leeds's active summer transfer window has left them with a squad which Neil Redfearn has described as bloated. 

The Whites brought in 15 new additions over the summer as they looked to embark on a new era under the guidance of Massimo Cellino and it has meant that a number of players' first-team chances now look limited.

With the loan window open, Redfearn, who is still in caretaker charge, has admitted that the Yorkshire side may have to utilise it to offload some of their fringe players and in this piece we take a look at five who could leave. 

Scott Wootton

Scott Wootton started the season in the Whites starting line-up, but his chances of breaking into the first-team look limited now. 

Wootton has failed to impress at Elland Road following a transfer from Manchester United last year and his time at the club appears to be edging towards the end. 

With Jason Pearce, Giuseppe Bellusci and Liam Cooper all ahead of him in the pecking order he could be allowed to leave, in a bid to get him some game-time.

Aidan White

Aidan White burst onto the scene at Elland Road as a youngster, but he has failed to live up to initial promise. 

A player blessed with huge amounts of pace, he has caught the eye previously, but his career seems to have stagnated in recent times.

White is yet to play for the club this season and a temporary move away may turn out to be best for his development. 

David Norris

The ageing midfielder is very unlikely to make even a fleeting appearance, such is the depth in the midfield area. 

Norris is 33-years-old now and will be hoping to spend his final few years playing football, meaning that a loan move may suit both parties. 

Noel Hunt 

A striker who hasn't scored a goal in over a year, it's fair to say that fans haven't seen the best of Noel Hunt.

He has become the subject of much derision at Elland Road and many were hoping that he would leave on a permanent deal in the previous transfer window.

Unfortunately, they were unable to offload him then but, with Sheffield United reportedly interested in acquiring him on loan, a transfer could be imminent. 

Nicky Ajose

A summer signing from Peterborough United, Nicky Ajose went straight into the starting line-up, but failed to retain his place as more and more new arrivals came through the door and he is already looking out of contention.

Ajose's transfer was likely to have been a pick from David Hockaday, who has been sacked as head-coach since, and, as a result, his future already appear uncertain. 

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