Missed out in 2015, should Leeds United rekindle Sehrou Guirassy interest

Cologne's French forward Sehrou Guirassy  (R) hides the ball under his shirt as he celebrates scoring with German striker Simon Zoller during the UEFA Europa League football match between...

The French striker recently scored the winning goal against Arsenal in the Europa League.

Cologne's French forward Sehrou Guirassy (R) celebrates scoring a penalty during the UEFA Europa League football match 1 FC Cologne v Arsenal FC on November 23, 2017 in Cologne, western...Cologne's French forward Sehrou Guirassy (R) celebrates scoring a penalty

Leeds United have not found it easy replacing star striker Chris Wood this season. The New Zealand international headed to Burnley in the summer and his replacement Pierre-Michel Lasogga has not managed to find consistency,

Whilst Kemar Roofe and Caleb Ekuban remain options, Leeds are being linked with plenty of names for the January transfer window.

Leeds player Kemar Roofe in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.Leeds player Kemar Roofe in action

So should they rekindle interest in a recent Europa League hero, who they have previously been linked with?

The player in question is Sehrou Guirassy. The Frenchman recently scored the winning goal as his team FC Koln defeated Arsenal in the Europa League.

It came after a good performance from the talented frontman, who is finding his feet in Germany after an injury hit campaign last term.

Sehrou Guirassy (L) of France and Jesus Vallejo (R) of Spain vie for the ball during the UEFA 2015 European U-19 Championship semi-final match between France and Spain at Municipal Stadium...Sehrou Guirassy (L) of France and Jesus Vallejo (R) of Spain 

In June 2015 the West Yorkshire side were said to be leading the race to sign the striker from Stade Lavallois by French newspaper Ouest France.

Leeds ultimately missed out on the player, who ended up joining Lille that summer, but the 21-year-old could be a great option for January.

With Koln currently rooted to the bottom of the Bundesliga table, Guirassy is not out of reach for Leeds and could be exactly what they need in the striking department.

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