Report suggests Leeds could land Derby's Matej Vydra for £3m less than previously thought

Andrea Radrizzani, Owner of Leeds United (L) looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017 in Bristol, England.

Leeds United are being linked with a move for the 22-goal Derby County striker.

Matej Vydra of Derby celebrates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Nottingham Forest at iPro Stadium on October 15, 2017 in Derby, England.

Rumoured Leeds United target Matej Vydra could leave Derby County for less than previously thought.

Both the Sun and Yorkshire Evening Post claimed that it would cost at least £10 million to prise the Rams' top scorer away from Pride Park.

According to the Daily Mirror (liveblog entry 20:16), however, new boss Frank Lampard is ready to listen to offers for Vydra, who it claims is 'likely to be sacrificed for around £7 million'.

England's former player Frank Lampard takes his seat for The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on October 23, 2017 in London.

Derby are said to be cutting their wage bill after missing out on another promotion, and the Czech international is one of few remaining assets, after the sales of Will Hughes, Tom Ince and Jeff Hendrick in recent summers.

The Daily Mirror reports Vydra earns £30,000 a week at Pride Park, which is thought to be at least double that of any player currently on Leeds' books.

The Yorkshire side are, however, being tipped to increase their budget ahead of an assault on promotion next season.

Curtis Davies of Derby during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Ipswich Town at iPro Stadium on November 28, 2017 in Derby, England.

According to the Daily Mirror, Derby could give a new deal to captain Curtis Davies, amid interest from former boss Gary Rowett at Stoke City.

Is £7 million a fair price for the rumoured Leeds target?

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