Leeds fans give their verdict on which strikers the club should sell

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Lee Erwin's arrival at Elland Road now means Leeds have several forwards. Supporters have been discussing which of them should be let go...

Where Leeds United lacked goals last season, the Yorkshire side now have a number of forwards on the books at Elland Road.

Quantity doesn't always amount to quality, however, and Leeds may end up lumbered with more strikers than they need - with an equally low number of goals - if they aren't careful ahead of next season.

Lee Erwin's arrival at United has raised the issue of who, if anyone, should leave the Whites to make room.

A prime candidate could be Billy Sharp but, at the same time, Steve Morison is an option. There are many, in fact, and Leeds fans have taken to the comments section on HITC Sport's pages to give their view on who exactly should leave the club this summer.

Nicky Ajose is still a Leeds player, while Souleymane Doukara suffered a poor first season at the Yorkshire club. Mirco Antenucci, too, was Leeds' top scorer last term but lacks pace and isn't guaranteed a starting place under new boss Uwe Rosler.

Who, then, should go? Here's a selection of what fans have been suggesting so far...


Darrell wrote: 'Someone has to go, particularly if we sign another striker. Morrison would be hard to move with his high wages otherwise its 2 from 4 out of Sharp, Antenucci , Doukara and Ajose'


JDC (in reply to Darrell) wrote: 'I think you're right darrell, someone has to go, and strange as it may seem, Doukara might just fit what Uwe Rosler is looking for if he wants to play his preferred 4-3-3 "heavy metal football", as would Erwin, Antenucci and even Nicky Ajose, but I can't see Steve Morison getting much game time either, especially if another striker is on the way. Possibly Sharp and Morison are the ones headed for the departure lounge.'


Perksy! wrote: 'See ya billy... Looks like your services are required in a lower league, maybe you can bang more goals in at that level, good luck to him.'


Michael Yates (in reply to Perksy!) wrote: 'well put he has not done the business for Leeds never rated him he a lower league player at best see him at Doncaster wasn't great now we need that big signing couple of older orem guys and I think joey as we both agreed hope your well MOT'


Ropey Wyla wrote: 'It would be mad to get rid of Billy Sharp, a proven championship goalscorer, to make way for an unproven kid. Of all the strikers we have (save Erwin) Billy is the only one who couples ability with guts. The other strikers would do well to take a leaf out of his book. I would offer the blades Morison and Ajose should they make contact over Sharp.'


Dean gaf knee (in reply to Ropey Wyla) wrote: 'Sharp is massively overrated! He can't dribble brilliant he hasn't got a brilliant shot not great in the air can't go past people, he is a poacher at best & not a great 1, get rid. Morrison can be decent at times. Doukara I think will be better than last season and not to sure about antenucci. We need some pace in that team.'

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