The Norwich City forward has been linked with a move to Leeds United.
Lafferty is one of his country’s key players but he has barely featured for the Canaries this season, playing just 13 minutes in the Premier League and only 14 minutes in the Capital One Cup.
As a result it is no surprise Lafferty has been linked with a loan move away from Carrow Road and Leeds boss Steve Evans recently told the BBC that he was interested in bringing the 28-year-old to Elland Road.
Evans confirmed he had spoken to his opposite number at Norwich, Alex Neill, to ask about the possibility of signing Lafferty in what remains of the emergency loan window, but if the player fancies a move to Leeds he was not letting on in a recent social media exchange.
“When (are) you coming to join Stuart at Elland Road, Kyle,” the Norwich man was asked by a Leeds fans on Thursday, to which he responded, “I couldn’t play with him. Not when he’s got that beard anyway.”
A playful Lafferty was giving nothing away, but the simple fact is he is far too good not to be playing week in, week out, and at Leeds he could excel, provided everyone is happy with the proposed move.