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The Arsenal prospect, available on a free, who could be perfect for Leeds

Leeds United should try and snap up Ryo Miyaichi when his contract at Arsenal expires.

Leeds United should end their search for an out-an-out winger by recruiting Ryo Miyaichi this summer when his contract at Arsenal expires.

Miyaichi has threatened to make the grade at the Emirates Stadium for a number of years, but he has just fallen short of the quality required to make an impact for the Gunners.

The Japanese international has made seven appearances for Arsenal's first-team since graduating from their academy, but it seems that he is set to head to pastures new in the summer. 

Leeds should ensure that they are at the front of the queue for his signature, as he looks to have the ability to fill a major void in their squad. 

Whites boss Neil Redfearn has spoken of his desire to sign a winger on frequent occasions and Miyaichi looks like one of the best available options to him.

With Leeds under a transfer embargo, they are limited with the players that they can bring in, but Miyaichi fits the criteria and he would surely have the quality to push the side on to the next level.

At the moment, Leeds are having to operate with makeshift wingers, with Sam Byram and Alex Mowatt both regularly playing down the right and left flanks.

Although the pair have performed admirably, Redfearn realises these roles are not the ones they are most comfortable in and that is why he wants to add a winger to his pack. 

Miyaichi has the all characteristics of the perfect signing. He is an obvious talent who has had the right grounding after breaking through at Arsenal.

The 22-year-old's most notable asset is his pace, but he is also a decent finisher and crosser and he would be a huge threat in England's second tier.

He would also fit in well with Leeds' current policy, with the club looking to trust a host of youngsters to push them up the table.

Miyaichi's career has stalled in recent times, but a move to Leeds could kickstart it again and his addition should be one that Redfearn seriously considers this summer. 

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