Top five players linked with Leeds this week: Hauksson, Pritchard and more

Swansea manager Garry Monk

Leeds United have been linked with some interesting targets in recent days.

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Leeds United have had a busy summer, bringing in six new players to date, but with most of their business taking place in a matter of days things have gone very quiet more recently.

That has not stopped the rumours though, and here we take a look at the top five players to have been linked with Leeds this week:

Gabriele Perico (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Leeds United have handed a trial to Italian right-back Gabriel Perico as manager Garry Monk looks to further strengthen his defence.

Gaetano Berardi and Lewie Coyle are fine options but the former is injured and the latter only made his breakthrough last season.

Raphael Martinho scores against Inter Milan

Raphael Martinho (Tutto Mercato Web)

Leeds are said to be in pole position for yet another winger – this time Carpi player Raphael Martinho.

It remains to be seen if the Whites need yet another wide man yet according to claims in Italy they could bring him to Elland Road before the transfer window closes.

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Alex Pritchard (The Mirror)

Tottenham midfielder Alex Pritchard is not in manager Mauricio Pochettino’s plans next season and has been linked with a loan move to Leeds.

The 23-year-old excelled at Brentford during a temporary spell two years ago and he would be an instant hit in Yorkshire.

Haukur Hauksson (Sportbladet)

Full-back Haukur Hauksson has confirmed that his current club AIK are in talks with Leeds in an attempt to sign the player.

The 24-year-old goal-scoring defender has a contract until the summer of 2018 but could be on the move two years early.

Bridcutt Leeds

Liam Bridcutt (Yorkshire Evening Post)

A familiar but vital name on this list is Liam Bridcutt who, according to reports, favours a return to Leeds despite interest from elsewhere.

The Sunderland midfielder enjoyed a great loan spell at Elland Road last season and now he is said to be seeking a permanent switch.

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