Report: Leeds United attempted to sign Carl Ikeme from Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Leeds United reportedly felt Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Carl Ikeme would have been a good addition.

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United attempted to sign Carl Ikeme on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers.

Steve Evans was keen to sign a new stopper for Leeds soon after taking over, due to Marco Silvestri’s poor form and Ross Turnbull’s injury.

He allegedly turned his attention to bringing Ikeme to Elland Road, but his efforts to sign the stopper were rebuffed.

Although Ikeme has been Wolves’ number two this season, Kenny Jackett’s side were reportedly not keen to sanction a loan deal.

Ikeme has been brought back into Wolves’ team recently, after on loan goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez picked up an injury.

Leeds, meanwhile, have still not brought in a new number one – but it seems that signing a new stopper has slipped down Evans’ list of priorities.

Silvestri has been more reliable of late and he has produced some excellent performances.

Leeds still have a lack of cover – especially after Charlie Horton returned to America – but Evans seems satisfied with the goalkeeping situation at the club for the time being.

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