Should Leeds United move for free agent Jay Emmanuel-Thomas?

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The former Arsenal talent is a free agent after being released by Bristol City.

It was recently revealed that Bristol City had agreed to release Jay Emmanuel-Thomas from his contract at the club. The former Arsenal youngster played 48 times for the club this season, scoring 12 goals, taking his overall tally with Bristol to 33 goals in 103 games.

But Steve Cotteril could not ensure him of regular first-team football next season, with plans clearly in place to bring in fresh faces for a Championship assault. With that in mind he let him go, in order to find a better option elsewhere.

Should Leeds United be that club?

Leeds need to fill out both the striker positions and wide positions this season. They simply have no wingers, while the likes of Steve Morison, Souleymane Doukara, Mirco Antenucci and Billy Sharp have either not had great seasons or ended the campaign on the wrong side of manager Neil Redfearn.

Jet, as he is known to fans, can fill both the left and right wing positions as well as playing up top.

He has an abundance of natural ability, a humble attitude and a vicious left-boot - he would be a fantastic addition to the Leeds fold.

Perhaps Emmanuel-Thomas' best spell as a player was in Yorkshire, when he scored five goals in 14 games for Doncaster Rovers in the 2009-10 Championship season, during a loan spell from Arsenal.

Perhaps Leeds could give him a chance to shine in the county once again.

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