Why Jack Hunt would be the perfect addition for Leeds

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Leeds United should consider making a bid for Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt, who has previously been on loan at Nottingham Forest this season.

With Leeds United on the hunt for January additions, they should target Crystal Palace defender Jack Hunt. 

According to a report in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds are hoping to sign two or three players in the coming weeks to bolster their struggling squad and Hunt should be near the top of their wishlist. 

The Crystal Palace defender has already excelled in the Championship this season, while on a loan spell with Nottingham Forest, and he should need no time to get used to the pace of the division if he did sign.

That would be a massive positive for Leeds, who have seen many of their summer signings struggle to adapt to English football, especially as they have no luxury of giving their additions a bedding-in period.

Leeds desperately need to collect points at a rapid rate, as they are currently occupying a precarious spot in the Championship table just above the relegation zone. 

Hunt's arrival would solve a problem that has emerged in the Whites' squad this season and he would be ready to perform a function immediately. 

Neil Redfearn has already complained about the lack of wingers in his team and he has had to utilise Sam Byram there in recent times. 

The problem by pushing Sam Byram, who has regularly played at right-back to date, forward is that Leeds have no decent cover for the youngster and whoever comes in represents a loss of quality to the side. 

Hunt would help compensate for this, and should be available within Leeds' price-bracket, considering they are restricted with what they can do having been placed under a transfer embargo after failing to comply with Financial Fair Play instructions. 

It all means that he is a perfect potential addition for the side and obtaining him shouldn't be too hard, since Alan Pardew has shown no signs of giving the full-back a chance at Selhurst Park since taking over. 

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