Report: Leeds star Billy Sharp wanted by Ipswich Town

Elland Road pitchside

Billy Sharp has struggled at Leeds United since moving to the club this summer.

The Yorkshire Evening Post is reporting that Ipswich Town could offer Leeds United forward Billy Sharp an escape route from Elland Road.

Sharp has struggled for goals since arriving at Leeds this summer and it is fair to say that he hasn't had the desired impact in Yorkshire so far.

The 28-year-old was expected to cover for the void that Ross McCormack left, but his form so far has suggested he is well short of the class of his predecessor. 

Sharp has managed just two goals in 18 appearances in his Leeds career to date and, as a result, has dropped out of starting contention.

Ipswich still believe he has the class to be a valuable asset at Championship level though, and they could make a move to sign him before the end of the window.

The Tractor Boys are looking to strengthen their promotion bid and, although their current partnership of David McGoldrick and Daryl Murphy has been effective so far, they may be hoping to add more attacking quality, even after the arrival of Freddie Sears from Colchester United. 

If Sharp does complete a move to Portman Road he would follow Noel Hunt, who also left Leeds for East Anglia earlier in the transfer window. 

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