Report: Leeds chasing Cardiff striker Adam Le Fondre, Bolton also interested

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The 28-year-old forward is a proven goalscorer at Championship level, and is also being chased by Ipswich, Charlton and MK Dons.

Cardiff City striker Adam Le Fondre is being chased by Leeds United according to a recent Wales Online report, but the Whites have plenty of company as they chase the goalscorer, with four other Championship clubs all said to be interested as well.

Newly promoted MK Dons, Ipswich Town, Charlton Athletic, and Le Fondre's former loan club Bolton Wanderers all hold an interest in the player, who has struggled in his year in the Welsh capital.

But with Leeds chasing attacking additions to shoot Uwe Rosler's side towards a promotion challenge, Le Fondre could well be one of the best signings they could feasibly make.

The 28-year-old has long been thought of as an outstanding goalscorer, and has already starred at another Yorkshire club, Rotherham United, earlier in his career, scoring 58 times in 108 matches, as well as at Reading before his move to Wales.

It was at the Royals that Le Fondre proved he could find the net at any level, netting an impressive 14 goals in 37 games when Reading were in the Premier League in the 2012-13 season, despite their relegation.

But his switch to the Bluebirds in 2014 has seen the forward's worst run of his career, finding the net just three times in 21 games, and he ended last season on loan at Bolton, where he once again found some form.

Le Fondre scored 8 times in 17 games to prove he can still cut it at Championship level, and the Trotters remain one of the clubs retaining serious interest in the former Reading star.

Cardiff are said to want as much of the reported £2.5 million fee, according to Wales Online, that they paid for Le Fondre as possible, which has been a sticking point for some of the cash-strapped members of the division like Bolton.

But Leeds, prepared to invest in the right players, may have a better shot of recruiting the attacker.

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