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Leeds United must sign Matej Vydra on loan, and they could have the Championship's best strikeforce

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Why Leeds United should go all out to sign Matej Vydra from Watford, and beat Nottingham Forest to his signature.

SkySports are reporting that Premier League new boys Watford are considering allowing Matej Vydra to go out on loan.

Nottingham Forest have enquired over the 23-year-old striker, and the Hornets' dalliance over making a decision will surely alert other Championship clubs.

One side who should strongly consider making a move, if they are serious about challenging for promotion, is Leeds United.

The Whites have sold attackers Billy Sharp and Steve Morison this month, and could be in the market for another forward.

Leeds already have two impressive strikers, new signing Chris Wood and last season's top scorer Mirco Antenucci.

Adding a third could give them the best forward line in the Championship.

More than two top strikers are needed if any side are to win promotion; and Leeds' current depth behind Wood and Antenucci is questionable.

Lee Erwin is unproven while Souleymane Doukara divides opinion.

Vydra has a track record in the Championship arguably better than Wood's and if Leeds could get him in on loan it could transform their chances of pushing for the top places in the table.

He scored 16 goals in the division last season, netting 20 in the 2012/13 campaign.

Massimo Cellino would be wise to get on the phone to Watford's Italian owner Gino Pozzo to see if a deal can be done.

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