Will Leeds rekindle their interest in Italian hitman after report suggests he will be available in January?

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Leeds United have performed admirably so far this season, but still require more options in forward areas.

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Reports emanating from Italy today suggest that Italian Serie B outfit Ternana are open to the idea of selling long-term Leeds target Felipe Avenatti in January, rather than risk losing him for nothing in the summer, as reported by Italian media outlet Ternana News.

The Whites having enjoyed their start to life under Garry Monk, and currently sit in seventh position in the Championship table, but questions still remain over their ability to score enough goals to mount a sustained challenge for promotion.

Ternana News reported throughout the summer that Garry Monk was interested in bringing the 23-year-old Uruguayan to Elland Road, but the move eventually failed to materialise.

Leeds United manager Garry MonkLeeds United manager Garry Monk

The report from Ternana News claims that Leeds will face a battle to sign the striker, if they decide to pursue a move for Avenatti, with a whole host of Serie A clubs interested in signing the Ternana man.

Avenatti has been in fine form for his club this season, scoring eight goals in 15 league appearances thus far.

Is the Uruguayan the man that could help fire Leeds to the Premier League this season?

Leeds manager Garry MonkLeeds manager Garry Monk

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