Report: Leeds agree big-money deal for Fernando Forestieri, 25-year-old deciding future

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Leeds have reportedly agreed a deal with Watford for Fernando Forestieri.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United have agreed a deal with Watford to sign forward Fernando Forestieri in a big-money move.

The Whites have already snapped up two strikers this summer in Chris Wood and Lee Erwin, but manager Uwe Rosler is understandably keen to bring in more attacking reinforcements.

Against Sheffield Wednesday earlier today, Leeds had 20 shots on goal but mustered just three attempts on target, as they drew four the fourth consecutive league game.

Rosler feels that he needs more quality in the final third, and he appears to be closing in on a move to sign a Premier League striker.

The Yorkshire Evening Post report that Leeds have agreed a deal to sign Watford forward Fernando Forestieri, who has 13 goals for the Hornets in the last two seasons.

The deal for Forestieri would reportedly cost over £3m, marking a huge outlay for Leeds - but the report also states that Forestieri must now decide his future as he considers a move to Elland Road, just months after helping Watford win promotion to the Premier League.

Primarily a deep-lying forward with skill and technical ability, Forestieri would be able to create chances for his team-mates as well as chip in with goals himself. His record and performances in the Championship suggest that he would be a huge addition for Rosler and Leeds.

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