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Expect a repeat of last term's transfer talk if Alex Mowatt keeps producing

The Leeds midfielder will be catching the eye of Premier League clubs if last season is anything to go by.

In January (and before and after January), Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt was linked with a number of Premier League clubs.

As the Daily Mirror reported, Liverpool were the most high-profile of those clubs. And, considering Jurgen Klopp's emphasis on youth and creativity, that may be an even better fit now.

During Uwe Rosler's reign at Elland Road, however, Mowatt's form dipped. Cue Steve Evans, who has reinvigorated the 20-year-old.

Sadly for Leeds fans, his small upturn in form has come just two months before the January transfer window. And the nature of the transfer market means there will surely be transfer talk as a result.

It doesn't mean Mowatt will be going anywhere but two screamers in two games is enough to get you noticed again. Ultimately, it's a compliment to the youngster's ability.

It's ability he always had. It just needs a motivational coach to get it out of him.

Neil Redfearn could manage Mowatt very well and it appears Evans can get through to him, too. The 20-year-old has only just put in two good performances but both of them produced goal-of-the-season contenders.

There are a lot of good midfielders in the Championship but few who can score spectacular goals like that more than once. It's an obvious nod to Mowatt's obvious talent.

Unfortunately, though, that  will likely increase the chances of an agent or PR advisor slipping the odd word here or there, resulting in a few transfer reports linking the youngster to the Premier League once again.

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