Leeds United have been linked with a move for Orlando City striker Cyle Larin, just months after he was rumoured to be on Everton’s radar.
According to a recent report from The Sun on Sunday (print edition; 10th September 2017; page 60), Leeds are interested in a move for Orlando City striker Cyle Larin – and based on who he was linked with just a few months ago, it would certainly appear that he could prove to be a coup of a signing for the Whites.
Larin has enjoyed an excellent few years in MLS, scoring 42 goals across the last three seasons for Orlando, including 11 in 24 appearances this term.
The Sun on Sunday (print edition; 10th September 2017; page 60) reports that Leeds are interested in moving for the 22-year-old during the January transfer window, and hope that £2 million may be enough to bring him to Elland Road.
The links with Leeds come just a handful of months after Larin was linked with a move to the Premier League, with The Sun reporting back in March that Ronald Koeman was keen on making him one of the strikers that would fill the void left behind by Romelu Lukaku at Everton.
Obviously, he did not end up at Goodison Park during the summer – but that fact that he was reportedly on their radar just hints that several sides are starting to see something special in the Canada international, and thus, Leeds may be in contention to complete an excellent deal.
And with Larin reportedly set to cost just £2 million, it would appear that the forward has the potential to be an inspired signing if he proves why Premier League sides were chasing him by replicating his MLS form for Thomas Christiansen’s men if he was to join.