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Oliver McBurnie and Martin Olsson of Swansea City cekebrate victory after the Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on December 30, 2017 in Watford,...

Leeds United fans are desperate to see Paul Heckingbottom sign Oli McBurnie this summer.

Oliver McBurnie of Swansea City (L) in action during the Premier League match between Swansea City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Liberty Stadium on April 5, 2017 in Swansea, Wales.

Leeds United fans on Twitter are hoping that Paul Heckingbottom takes advantage of his link with Oli McBurnie and signs the red-hot striker this summer.

Heckingbottom took the Swansea City-owned marksman to Barnsley on a half-season loan in January and six goals in eight Championship games has seen his profile spike over the past couple of months.

The Elland Road side badly need at least one striker in the summer transfer as United - 13th in the table - look set to finish well outside the top six, barring a miraculous run of form in the final few months.

Oliver McBurnie and Martin Olsson of Swansea City cekebrate victory after the Premier League match between Watford and Swansea City at Vicarage Road on December 30, 2017 in Watford,...

McBurnie was on target again last night in the Tykes' 1-1 draw with Norwich, and fans of the West Yorkshire outfit would love to see the red-hot Scot signed this summer.

At the moment, it looks like McBurnie would represent an outstanding signing if Leeds were able to get him, but is it viable?

Swansea might also be a Championship club by next season and surely they would elect to keep him for their promotion bid. 

Leeds' best hope of signing him lies in City staying in the Premier League, but even then, McBurnie might well have earned top-flight chances with the Swans for next season if he continues in the same vein at Oakwell.

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