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Andrea Radrizzani sends message on Twitter to Leeds' new signing Jay-Roy Grot

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Leeds United have snapped up Dutch forward Jay-Roy Grot.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Leeds United added yet another new signing to their squad on Thursday, as striker Jay-Roy Grot arrived from Dutch side NEC Nijmegen to boost Thomas Christiansen's striking options.

The Whites have been busy in the transfer market this summer, landing Felix Wiedwald, Vurnon Anita, Matthew Pennington, Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, Madger Gomes, Mateusz Klich, Samu Saiz, Ezgjan Aloiski and Caleb Ekuban, with director of football Victor Orta placing a strong emphasis on the European market.

Earlier this week, Leeds lost star striker Chris Wood, as the New Zealand international completed a big-money move to Premier League side Burnley after smashing 30 goals in all competitions last season.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Now, Leeds have money to spend on attacking reinforcements, which has been exacerbated by an injury to Ekuban and the loan departure of Marcus Antonsson to Blackburn Rovers - and they landed a new striker on Thursday.

The Whites have snapped up Dutch forward Jay-Roy Grot from NEC Nijmegen on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee, having shown promise in his native Netherlands in recent years.

Grot, who stands at 6ft 4in tall, hit five goals in 20 Eredivisie games last season, and has racked up 13 caps for the Netherlands at youth level, meaning the 19-year-old could be a potential star for Leeds over the coming years.

After completing his move, Grot sent a video message to Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani - and the Italian responded on Twitter by welcoming him to Elland Road and wishing him all the best during his time in West Yorkshire, as Leeds fans prepare to embrace another new forward.

With Wood gone and Ekuban injured, Grot may well be in line to make his debut for Leeds against Nottingham Forest this weekend, with the teenager no doubt desperate to get off to a great start under Thomas Christiansen.

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