Leeds United reportedly identify Lonergan as Green replacement

Leeds United corner flag before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Wolverhampton Wanderers goalkeeper Andy Lonergan is reportedly wanted by Leeds United in the Championship.

Andy Lonergan  of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Derby County at Molineux Stadium on November 5, 2016 in Wolverhampton,...

Leeds United are interested in signing Andy Lonergan from Wolverhampton Wanderers in the summer transfer window, according to The Yorkshire Evening Post.

It has been reported that Leeds have lined up Lonergan as a replacement for Robert Green, who is claimed to be on the radar of Premier League club Huddersfield Town.

According to the report, the 33-year-old is set for a return to Elland Road, having left the Whites back in 2012.

Robert Green saves from Ayoze Perez of Newcastle during the Sky Bet Championship match between Newcastle United and Leeds United at St James' Park on April 14, 2017 in Newcastle upon Tyne,...

Green has fallen down the pecking order at Leeds and is the second-choice goalkeeper behind Felix Wiedwald at the moment.

If Lonergan signs, then he is also going to be a back-up goalkeeper, but could Leeds face competition for the services of the former Preston North End star?

West Ham United's English goalkeeper Robert Green celebrates after the 2012 Championship play-off final football match between West Ham United and Blackpool at Wembley Stadium in London on...

According to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 64, August 6, 2017), Hull City are keen on signing the former Fulham custodian (click here to read more).

Hull got relegated from the Premier League at the end of last season and will be aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship during the 2017-18 campaign.

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