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Report: Leeds United still keen to offload striker Steve Morison

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Does Steve Morison have a future at Leeds United?

Leeds United are reportedly keen to sell striker Steve Morison, report The Sun.

The paper link Championship club Millwall with his signature, but cite his £16,000 per week wages as a stumbling block to any deal.

This is despite Morison's agent telling Lions blog News At Den last week that there has been no contact regarding a move from the League One side.

Morison struggled for goals last season, scoring only two times in 26 appearances in the Championship.

He has featured prominently in pre-season, scoring in the friendly against Eintracht Frankfurt last week, but he would likely have started on the bench had new signing Chris Wood been fit.

Competition

Leeds this weekend sold Billy Sharp to Sheffield United, but there is still competition for places up front from Mirco Antenucci, last season's top goalscorer, as well as new signing Wood.

Souleymane Doukara is also in the mix, but he was played on the wing at the weekend against Hoffenheim as Uwe Rosler looks for a solution out wide.

Cashing in on Morison could provide Leeds with extra finances to go and buy a quality winger, in addition to the Sharp money, but there is also a concern that they could be left light up front.

Just one injury could put strain on their frontline, and if Leeds do sell the former Norwich forward, then they are likely going to have to buy another striker as well as finding a winger.

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