Report: Leeds United want to make Mustapha Carayol's loan switch permanent

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Leeds United reportedly want to sign Mustapha Carayol from Middlesbrough on a permanent basis.

According to a report in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United want to make Mustapha Carayol’s loan move a permanent one in the summer.

Carayol has signed for Leeds from Middlesbrough until the end of the season, and he has made a positive impression already.

The 27-year-old has scored two times in his first seven appearances for the Whites, and he has offered Steve Evans a different option going forward.

Carayol already seems to have jumped ahead of a number of Leeds’ other options down the wing in the pecking order at Elland Road, and Evans is now looking to make his deal a permanent one.

Middlesbrough could be willing to listen to offers for Carayol, as the wide-man has not made an appearance for Aitor Karanka’s side this season.

Evans also wants to make Liam Bridcutt’s switch from Sunderland a long-term one, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

At the moment Evans has only made one permanent signing since taking charge at Elland Road, following the arrival of Toumani Diagouraga from Brentford in the January transfer window.

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