Leeds United should have sold Souleymane Doukara in summer transfer window

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Souleymane Doukara failed to make a big impact for Leeds United last season.

Leeds United were quite busy in the summer transfer window and signed a number of players, such as Stuart Dallas, Lee Erwin and Chris Wood.

The Championship club also let a few players go, including Rodolph Austin, Billy Sharp and Steve Morison.

One player who remains on the books of Leeds is Souleymane Doukara, but he should have been sold by the Whites in the summer transfer window.

Doukara is not a bad player, but he is not a very good player either; he is pretty much an average footballer who is best used as a squad player.

The 23-year-old can play as a striker or as a winger, but in either position last season he struggled to make a huge season for the West Yorkshire outfit.

Signed from Italian club Catania in the summer of 2014, the Senegal international scored only five goals and created just 17 chances in 25 Championship appearances.

Doukara had a pass accuracy of 75% and a shot accuracy of 41%, and he won 27 headers, 14 dribbles and 15 tackles.

So far this season, the former Vibonese attacker has created one chance in two Championship games. The Senegalese has played for just 17 minutes in the league so far this campaign.

Doukara is going to struggle for playing time this season, and Leeds would not have missed him had they sold him in the summer transfer window.

Mirco Antenucci and Chris Wood are ahead of the Senegal international in the pecking order, while Lee Erwin should be given more chances than him.

Even on wide areas, Leeds head coach Uwe Rosler has better options than Doukara.

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