Photos: Reported Leeds target Kyle Bartley against some of the Premier League's top strikers

Swansea City Manager Garry Monk

Leeds United have been linked with the Swansea City defender.

Swansea's Kyle Bartley in action with Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge

According to a recent report from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United manager Garry Monk is keen to bring in Swansea City defender Kyle Bartley on loan next season.

The Whites were always likely to strengthen at the back as they attempt to finally earn promotion back to the Premier League and a temporary deal for the 25-year-old makes sense for all concerned.

It remains to be seen if a deal can be concluded but the YEP certainly feels it is close, and if Monk can bring in both him and striker Marcus Antonsson in the coming days it will allow both men plenty of time to settle at Elland Road before the challenges ahead.

Bartley only played sporadically at Swansea last season; however during his time at the Liberty Stadium he has come up against some of the Premier League’s top players and here are images of a few of his most notable battles:

Tottenham's Harry Kane (L) in action against Swansea City's Kyle Bartley

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud in action against Swansea's Kyle Bartley

West Ham's Andy Carroll in action with Swansea's Kyle Bartley

Swansea's Kyle Bartley in action with Leicester City's Jamie Vardy

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