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Five facts about Leeds United linked Emiliano Sala

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Leeds United have been mentioned as one of the club's reportedly interested in Bordeaux's Emiliano Sala.

Leeds United have been mentioned as one of the clubs potentially interested in signing Bordeaux forward Emiliano Sala during the January transfer window.

Sala is being tipped to leave French football next month, with Leeds emerging as one of the sides linked with him, as Neil Redfearn considers signings that could boost his team over the second half of the season.

Here’s a little more about Sala.

- He’s a versatile 24-year-old centre forward at six feet and one inch tall.

- He was born in Argentina but is a one club man, having spent his entire career owned by Bordeaux.

- His most productive spells have come on loan where he’s scored 19 goals for Orleans and 18 goals for Chamois Niortais, where he’s on loan for the rest of this season.

- Sala has scored just one league goal in his career for Bordeaux.

- His contract at Bordeaux doesn’t expire until the summer of 2017.

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