Algerian reports: Leeds in advanced talks to sign Baghdad Bounedjah

Marcelo Bielsa manager of OPlympique de Marseille during the 'Panchina D'oro season 2013-2014' on March 9, 2015 in Florence, Italy.

However, Leeds United could face competition from one of their manager's old clubs.

Al-Sadd's Baghdad Bounedjah (R) vies for the ball against Al-Ahli's Nark Milligan during the AFC Champions League football match between Qatar's Al-Sadd club and Saudi's Al-Ahli team at...

Leeds United are in advanced talks to sign Baghdad Bounedjah, according to reports in the Algerian striker's homeland.

DZFoot claims, along with the English language site DZfootball, that Bounedjah is taking his time to think about joining Marcelo Bielsa's side, having also been linked with the Argentine's former club Lille OSC.

Marcelo Bielsa manager of OPlympique de Marseille during the 'Panchina D'oro season 2013-2014' on March 9, 2015 in Florence, Italy.

However, it adds that Leeds' wage offer is less than what he earns at his Qatari employers Al Sadd, and the 26-year-old is said to desire 'similar conditions'.

Bounedjah has zero experience in European club football, but does have 14 caps for Algeria - from which he has scored four goals - while the Oran-born player found the net 28 times in 21 games for Al Sadd last season.

Baghdad Bounedjah of Algeria scores their second goal past Luis Lopez of Honduras during the Men's Group D first round match between Honduras and Algeria during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games...

Leeds struck a partnership with Qatar's Aspire Academy earlier this year, which should give them a useful knowledge of players in the Gulf nation.

And the Whites could be in the market for another striker this summer, despite claims by the Daily Telegraph they are edging towards an £11 million deal for Derby County's, Matej Vydra.

Would Bounedjah be a good addition for Leeds?

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