Leeds United fans react on Twitter to report club want Nottingham Forest's Michail Antonio

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Leeds United have been linked with outstanding Nottingham Forest and former Sheffield Wednesday winger Michail Antonio.

Leeds United have identified Nottingham Forest winger Michail Antonio as a potential signing, report the Yorkshire Evening Post.

While admitting Championship rivals Forest's high valuation of Antonio is likely to price Leeds out of the market, he is described by the paper as a 'possible option' this summer.

Leeds have acted early to sign four players this summer, including signing Leicester striker Chris Wood for the highest fee they have spent on a single addition in more than a decade.

Owner Massimo Cellino is determined to do all he can to help the club return to the Premier League, and signing Antonio would be a major statement of intent.

Forest would likely aim to resist any advances despite buying the winger for just £1.5 million from Sheffield Wednesday a year ago.

Antonio scored 14 goals in the Championship and 15 in all competitions last season, making him the club's joint highest scorer with Britt Assombalonga, whose season was cut short due to injury.

Forest would therefore be taking a big step backwards were they to sell up, and The Sun reported earlier this year they rebuffed advances from Premier League side West Bromwich Albion.

The ambitious move from Leeds has fans buzzing, even if many are realistic about their prospects of making such an acquisition. Here is a look at how supporters reacted on Twitter...

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