Leeds United should join Derby County in Jamie Robson race

Kallum Higginbotham of Dunfermline Athletic vies with Jamie Robson of Dundee United during the Betfred League Cup group match between Dundee United and Dunfermline Athletic at Tannadice...

Derby County are reportedly interested in signing Jamie Robson from Dundee United in the January transfer window, and Leeds United should join the race.

Kallum Higginbotham of Dunfermline Athletic vies with Jamie Robson of Dundee United during the Betfred League Cup group match between Dundee United and Dunfermline Athletic at Tannadice...

Derby County are interested in signing Jamie Robson from Dundee United in the January transfer window, according to The Scottish Sun.

It has been reported that Derby could make an offer of over £100,000 for the 19-year-old left-back.

The teenager is a very talented and promising young left-back who has played 15 games for United so far this season, according to The Scottish Sun.

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

Southampton wanted to sign the Scottish youngster in the summer transfer window, according to Sky Sports.

It is clear that Robson is rated highly, and it would be wise of Leeds United to join the race.

Leeds are not exactly short of numbers when it comes to the left-back position, but given the obvious talent and potential of Robson, the Championship club should make a move for the United teenager.

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,...

Manchester United-owned Cameron Borthwick-Jackson has yet to show that he can make the left-back position his own at Elland Road, while Vurnon Anita and Stuart Dallas’s stints in that role have not been exactly great.

Robson is a rising star and given he is playing in the Scottish Championship, he would not cost much and Leeds would not be taking too much of a financial risk on him. The benefits, though, could be season-changing...

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