Report: Leeds United interested in USA speedster Bobby Wood, who recently scored winning goal v Germany

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The Championship side are said to be one of the English teams keeping tabs on the 1860 Munich attacker.

Leeds United boss Uwe Rosler is being linked with a raid on his home country to bring in an American attacker. It is reported by Liga-zwei that Leeds are one of the foreign teams interested in the acquisition of United States forward Bobby Wood.

Wood is set to leave 1860 Munich this summer and Leeds are now believed to be one of the foreign teams keeping tabs on the player.

Rosler, who turned down the coaching role at 1860 in February according to the Daily Mail, now appears to be looking at the player to join namesake Chris Wood at Elland Road – along with other signings Sol Bamba and Lee Erwin.

Munich based paper TZ reported English interest in the player, Leeds appears to be that interest. His agent Robert Schneider is quoted by MLS Soccer as stating:

"Of course, there are some possibilities in Germany.

"He also has some interest from outside Germany.

"We will see what happens in the coming weeks."

Wood is also being heavily linked with 1.FC Union Berlin, as reported by Abendzeitung Berlin.

What would he bring?

Wood is a striker who can also play on the wings. His main asset is something Leeds currently lack, electric pace, which might be why Rosler is seemingly keen on the player.

He recently made world headlines for scoring the shock winner against World Cup winners Germany in a recent international friendly - so there is obvious talent there.

Of course Leeds fans will treat the apparent interest with rightful caution. The list of names linked with a move to Elland Road this summer is endless and it is slightly coincidental that this Wood would be linked days after the Kiwi striker Chris Wood was signed. Wires may have been crossed.

But this transfer is certainly one worth keeping tabs on.

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