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Two in, two out: Leeds should sell Sloth and Byram and sign Lafferty and Lindegaard in January

Taking a look at two players Leeds United should sign and two they should sell in January.

The January transfer window is less than a month away and that means football clubs up and down the country will be planning their next moves knowing it could be the difference between success and failure this season.

When it comes to Leeds United, they could do with some reinforcements, while some of their fringe players could be moved on after having little chance to impress under manager Steve Evans.

Here we take a look at two players Leeds should sign and two they should wave goodbye to.

Casper Sloth

Danish midfielder Casper Sloth continues to work hard both in training and for Leeds’ under-21s, but he seems no closer to making his first-team breakthrough under Evans.

Sloth has previously turned out 14 times for the Whites but the 23-year-old has not played a single senior match this season and it is only fair to him that he is now allowed to leave.

Sam Byram

Controversial it may be, but the simple fact is Leeds either sell Sam Byram in January or risk losing him for nothing at the end of the campaign.

The talented right-back seems no closer to putting pen to paper on a new deal and is currently spending the majority of his match-days on the bench, so is it time Leeds cashed in on one of their star players?

Kyle Lafferty

Leeds may have Lee Erwin, Mirco Antenucci and Chris Wood on their books but they could do with additional fire-power and Norwich City’s Kyle Lafferty certainly offers that.

The Northern Ireland international was heavily linked with Leeds during the emergency loan window (as reported by Sky Sports) and while that passed without incident the Whites should move again, this time for a permanent deal.

Anders Lindegaard

With Charlie Horton no longer at the club and Ross Turnbull side-lined through injury, Leeds are light in the goalkeeping department, so what better time to make a move for an experienced stopper to challenge current number one Marco Silvestri?

West Bromwich Albion’s Anders Lindegaard would be a great addition if Leeds can convince the Baggies to do business, most likely on loan.

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