Swansea's odds could shorten for Leicester striker Ulloa

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa in action with Swansea's Leroy Fer

Want away Foxes' striker Leonardo Ulloa is still being touted as likely to leave for former club Brighton and Hove Albion, although Swansea City may swoop.

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa in action with Swansea's Leroy FerLeicester City's Leonardo Ulloa in action with Swansea's Leroy Fer

Brighton and Hove Albion 6/4 are favourites to bring back former striker Leonardo Ulloa to the Falmer stadium before the start of next season, according to SkyBet.

But Swansea City 8/1 and Sunderland 10/1 may yet have a say on where the striker ends up.

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa during the training sessionLeicester City's Leonardo Ulloa has not enjoyed being on the sidelines

Ulloa: a realistic target for Brighton?
Ulloa would make a good acquisition for either a Premier League side that is looking for a second dimension to their game and perhaps a Championship side pushing for the play-offs who have the kitty to afford a striker who has already proved that he provides goals in that league.

The local Argus newspaper has been heightening speculation in recent days with a report on how Ulloa found it hard to move away from Brighton when the club was in the Championship. There is every reason to believe that Ulloa would not be upset if the Premier League new boys did make a bid for him, as long as the Foxes' asking price was met and he could agree good wages.

Brighton & Hove Albion manager Chris HughtonBrighton & Hove Albion manager Chris Hughton may have lost interest in Ulloa

Following the unsuccessful bid of Sunderland last January to land the striker at £8 million, according to the Daily Telegraph, Brighton would have to submit a bid in excess of this.

Yet, how much need is there for a holding forward at Brighton who have since signed Glenn Murray from AFC Bournemouth in the January window, and perhaps they have already shut the door on a Ulloa reunion?

Chris Hughton may well be less an admirer of Ulloa since his spat with Leicester City, when he refused to play for them after the January window shut and he did not get his move, as SkySports recalls. Ulloa also only scored one goal for Leicester City last season in 16 appearances.

Leicester City's Leonardo Ulloa looks dejectedLeicester City's Leonardo Ulloa may find Swansea City may help
him escape his Leicester headaches

Swansea's odds could shorten
So there could well be a change in the market very soon with Swansea City about to sell Bafetimbi Gomis to Turkish side Galatasary, as reported by the BBC.

Ulloa would be a sensible acquisition by Paul Clement who will want to find another striker quickly to replace Gomis.

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