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Jermaine Jenas quizzed about Leeds move

Midfielder Jermaine Jenas is without a club at the moment.

Former Nottingham Forest, Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jermaine Jenas has suggested on Radio Yorkshire that he is open to playing for Leeds United in the future.

Jenas, who started his professional career at Forest before joining Newcastle and then Tottenham, is without a club at the moment.

The 32-year-old midfielder has not featured in a professional game of football since 2014, when he suffered a serious knee injury in training.

The former England international’s contract with Queens Park Rangers ran out at the end of the 2013-14 season.

Jenas is still recovering from his injury, but he has said that he is not ruling out playing for Leeds if he gets the chance in the coming months.

“My main focus is to try and get fit,” Jenas told Radio Yorkshire when asked about the prospect of playing for Leeds. “I am not a free agent because I can’t get a club. I am a free agent because my knee has not been in the best of state…

“Hopefully by January, I will know exactly where I am with regards to my knee and my career. Then if I can get back fit, you know, Leeds is a lovely, lovely city, so you can never say never.”

Jenas, who is now working as a football pundit for BBC Sport, was a very good player in his prime, but it is hard to see Leeds signing him when he eventually recovers.

After being out for so many months, it will be tough for the Englishman to convince the Championship club to give him a contract.

Although Jenas will bring with him a wealth of experience, there will be doubts how much he is going to add to matters on the pitch.

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