Report: Leeds United linked to international midfielder Birkir Bjarnason

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Leeds United have been linked with a move for Pescara's Birkir Bjarnason.

Leeds United are interested in signing Iceland international Birkir Bjarnason, reports Italian journalist Gianluca DiMarzio, via his official website.

Bjarnason is 27, and plays for Pescara in Italy's Serie B. He was prolific from midfield for them last season, scoring 10 times, and also providing three assists.

His season is still continuing as Pescara attempt to reach Serie A through the play-offs, and Bjarnason even scored last night against Vicenza, to set up a decisive clash against Bologna.

The report states Bjarnason is flattered by the interest of Leeds, and will review his future at the end of the season regardless of whether promotion is achieved or not.

He is a free agent at the end of the season, and is well known to Leeds head coach Uwe Rosler.

Bjarnason played for Norwegian side Viking between 2006 and 2011, with Rosler manager between 2006 and 2009. 

He has since played for Standard Liege and Sampdoria, as well as Pescara, and has 37 international caps with six goals to his name.

Here is a look at Bjarnason in action...

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