Why Leeds United should move for Watford’s outgoing midfielder Daniel Tozser

Leeds United are looking to sign a new central midfielder, and the Watford man is perfect.

It was reported by the Watford Observer that Daniel Tozser is set to leave the Hornets this summer, cancelling his two-year loan deal midway through.

He was on loan from Parma, and following their administration, Tozser now becomes a free agent. The 30-year-old spent 18 months with the Hornets, establishing himself as one of the best midfielders in the Championship, and he is sure to have many suitors this summer.

A fully-capped international, with Championship experience and knowledge of how to win the league, there are many teams who will show an interest in Tozser.

And one of those teams should be Leeds United, with Tozser the perfect midfielder to improve their squad beyond its current level.

The Whites are in the market for an experienced midfielder, and Tozser represents this type of player. He was an almost ever present for Watford as they won promotion, playing a key role in their ascendancy to the Premier League.

Often a level head on the playing field, he was the midfield orchestrator, frequently directing his less experienced teammates to correct positions on the field in both attacking and defensive phases of play.

Very vocal and influential, it is a surprise to see him leaving the club, having captained the side on occasion last term.

Leeds need a player of this influence in their ranks, and on a free transfer - and likely low wages due to Watford’s financial structure - there will be no better option than Tozser.

He is also a ball-playing midfielder who will likely prosper under Uwe Rosler - and his technical style of play - and possesses a fantastic set piece ability on him.

He netted five goals last season, all from free-kicks - including a piledriver against Leeds - and also registered five assists. He was always on duty for corners and free-kicks, and with Leeds signing Chris Wood, Lee Erwin and Sol Bamba, it is clear that Rosler wants an aerial threat at set-pieces.

The best way to benefit from these physical players will be to possess arguably the best set piece taker in the Championship.

Tozser ticks all the boxes that Leeds are looking for in their players for next season, being talented, experienced at winning the Championship, and a budget signing, and they should really be going all out to sign the Hungarian international this summer.

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