Darragh MacAnthony backs Lee Tomlin to be a good addition for Leeds United

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Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Lee Tomlin from Bournemouth.

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony believes that Lee Tomlin would be a superb addition for Leeds United.

The Whites are said by the Bournemouth Echo to be interested in signing Tomlin from Bournemouth, as the forward’s chances at Dean Court have been limited since he moved there this summer.

Tomlin completed a switch to the south coast from Middlesbrough before the season started, but he has barely featured recently - and he looks to have slipped even further down the pecking order in January.

Bournemouth’s additions of Benik Afobe and Lewis Grabban add further competition for places in Eddie Howe’s side’s front line, and Tomlin is now reportedly up for grabs.

The Cherries are willing to sell the 27-year-old to Leeds, but they want Lewis Cook in return - making a potential transfer complicated.

However, Posh chairman MacAnthony believes it would be a good deal for the Elland Road side.

Tomlin made 135 league appearances for Posh between 2010 and 2014, scoring 35 times.

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