Report: Leeds United are interested in Anders Lindegaard, but on permanent deal not loan stint

The Danish international is set to become the third-choice at West Brom.

Leeds United have been linked with a move for a goalkeeper in recent times, including West Brom stopper Anders Lindegaard. It came after Leeds boss Steve Evans confirmed talking to West Brom boss Tony Pulis about a potential loan deal for one of his Baggies stars.

With Evans confirming that Leeds needed a new goalkeeper the Dane looked to be the target.

However a report last night suggested that Leeds were indeed after Lindegaard, but were not interested in a loan deal. Instead they want to bring in the former Manchester United stopper on a permanent deal as reported by the Express and Star.

Lindegaard joined West Brom in the summer but when Ben Foster returns from injury he will be third choice stopper at The Hawthorns - a situation he will consider to be unacceptable.

Leeds' current first-choice is Italian Marco Silvestri, whose form has recently improved. However he is still prone to the odd error and his claiming of crosses leaves much to be desired. Ross Turnbull, the club's second choice, is set to miss the majority of the season with a broken ankle. American youngster Charlie Horton is the current second choice and he is one for the future rather than the present.

So there is no doubt that the arrival of Lindegaard in January would be a good buy from a Leeds perspective.

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