Leeds should target loan move for out-of-favour Nahki Wells in January

Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in Brentford, England.

Leeds United should consider a loan move for Burnley striker Nahki Wells in January as Thomas Christiansen looks to bolster his attacking ranks.

Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in Brentford, England.

Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen should aim to sort a January loan deal for out-of-favour Burnley striker Nahki Wells as he looks to get his side's play-off challenge back on track.

The Whites are sitting in eighth place in the Championship table following a 2-0 win over Yorkshire rivals Barnsley, but have struggled to get goals from their array of strikers this term.

Nahki Wells of Huddersfield Town watches the ball cross the line as Tom Lees of Sheffield Wednesday (not pictured) scores a own goal during the Sky Bet Championship play off semi final,...

After a blistering start to life at Elland Road, Pierre-Michel Lasogga's form has nosedived, whilst summer signings Caleb Ekuban, Jay-Roy Grot and Pawel Cibicki are yet to register a goal between them.

Nahki Wells signed a three-year deal with Burnley from newly-promoted Huddersfield Town in the summer for a fee of £5 million (BBC Sport) but is yet to make an appearance for The Clarets, who are turning heads thanks to an excellent start to the season.

Nahki Wells of Huddersfield is tackled by Jake Buxton of Wigan during the Sky Bet Championship match between Huddersfield Town and Wigan Athletic at John Smith's Stadium on November 28,...

After returning from an ankle operation in the summer, the 27-year-old finds himself behind Sam Vokes and Chris Wood in the pecking order and could be an excellent option for Leeds in January.

With his pace and poacher's instinct, Wells would give Christiansen the option to play two up top, with Wells running onto the flick-ons of German target man Pierre-Michel Lasogga. 

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