Should Leeds be among clubs targeting Newcastle goalkeeper Woodman?

A Leeds fan reads a programme outside the ground before kick off of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on August 16, 2014 in Leeds,...

Freddie Woodman is reportedly wanted on loan by Championship clubs so should Leeds United consider the Newcastle United goalkeeper?

Freddie Woodman of Newcastle United celebrates the 2nd Newcastle goal during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Luton Town at St James' Park on January 6,...

Hearts are the latest club to show interest in Newcastle United's Freddie Woodman, according to the Daily Record, with the goalkeeper having a number of admirers.

Despite being regarded as a top prospect for the future, Woodman is well down the pecking order at St James' Park with Martin Dubravka, Rob Elliot and Karl Darlow all ahead of the youngster for a starting place between the posts.

Martin Dubravka of Newcastle United during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Newcastle United at Vitality Stadium on February 24, 2018 in Bournemouth, England.

That is why the Magpies are willing to allow the 21-year-old to leave on loan again next season, with Aberdeen and Hibernian also keeping tabs along with a number of Championship and League One clubs in England.

Should Leeds be among them?

Leeds United appear to be in the market for a new stopper this summer having most recently been linked with a loan move for Manchester United's Dean Henderson by the Daily Mail.

That is because, as Birmingham Live outlines, both Andy Lonergan and Felix Wiedwald face uncertain futures with the Whites after failing to impress during the 2017/18 campaign.

A Leeds fan reads a programme outside the ground before kick off of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on August 16, 2014 in Leeds,...

As a result of their struggles academy product Bailey Peacock-Farrell became the unexpected first choice towards the end of last term.

Yet competition will be needed for Peacock-Farrell and perhaps Woodman could be the 'keeper the fill that role after impressing on loan in Scottish football in recent times.

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