Charlton Athletic don't want to let Ricky Holmes leave so Leeds United turning their attention to Ezgjan Alioski makes sense.
The Sheffield United boss is being eyed as David Moyes' successor at Sunderland.
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder still confident of signing Ricky Holmes from Charlton and Southend's Ryan Leonard.
Leeds United rested heavily on Pablo Hernandez for creativity last season though Charlton Athletic's Ricky Holmes could at least ease the burden.
Leeds United join Cardiff City and Sheffield Wednesday in the race for Ricky Holmes, according to a report.
Sheffield United continue their pursuit of Ricky Holmes but Charlton have another trick up their sleeve.
Sheffield United will not pay over the odds for the targets from Charlton and Southend, though.
Sheffield United are determined to sign Charlton Athletic star Ricky Holmes - but Wednesday could do with a goalscoring winger.
Charlton Athletic have made keeping Ricky Holmes their top priority this summer but Sheffield United will have something to say about that.
The Charlton Athletic winger played under Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder at Northampton Town.