Leeds target Woolford is a Manchester United fan, admits he likes getting one over on them

Leeds United are reportedly interested in Millwall's Martyn Woolford, but past comments may not endear him to fans.

Millwall attacker Martyn Woolford has been linked with a move to Leeds United by the Yorkshire Evening Post, but he may not be a great fit.

The 29-year-old is on record discussing talking of his joy at scoring against the club, due to his fondness for their former Premier League rivals Manchester United.

After scoring in and helping Millwall to a 2-0 win over Leeds at the start of the 2013/14 season, Woolford told The Star:

“I’m a Manchester United fan, so it’s great. Most of my mates are Leeds fans, so I’ll be on the phone to them, giving them a bit of stick.

“I’ve not had great results against Leeds, so I’ll be glad to turn it around on them."

Could the deal happen?

How strong Leeds' interest is remains to be seen at this point, but Neil Redfearn's desire for wingers is well documented, re-affirming this stance to BBC Radio Leeds yesterday.

Woolford has started 19 games for Millwall this season, scoring twice with one assist, starting 13 of them on the left wing.

What counts against it however is the likelihood of Millwall boss Ian Holloway deciding to sell to a relegation rival, with the Lions sitting in the relegation zone, five points behind Leeds.

The prospect of them letting him sign on loan, rather than permanently is even less likely.

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