Splash the cash? Leeds target Prijovic scores twice in PAOK win

Serbia's  Aleksandar Prijovic (R) vies with Georgia's Davit Khocholava  during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualification football match between Serbia and Georgia at the Rajko Mitic stadium in...

While Leeds' strikers flopped, transfer target Aleksandar Prijovic continued his fine form.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds United reacts after a missed chance during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on October 31, 2017 in Leeds,...

Leeds United gave under fire strikers Jay-Roy Grot and Pierre-Michel Lasogga a chance against Newport County, and neither took it.

Both forwards have come in for criticism from fans since their summer moves, with the perception being that the strikers lack mobility and quality.

The match against the League Two side was ideal for rebuilding their confidence, but as Leeds crashed to a 2-1 loss, patience is running out.

Meanwhile transfer target Aleksandar Prijovic stepped up his good form at the weekend, scoring his 11th and 12th goals of the season.

Aleksandar Prijovic of Serbia in action during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier between Serbia and Georgia at stadium Rajko Mitic on October 9, 2017 in Belgrade.

Prijovic is a player Leeds are keen on signing from PAOK, according to Goal Cyprus.

Serbian outlet Sportske last week reported again that PAOK could cash in on Prijovic at £4 million - less than half his £8.8 million release clause.

Prijovic's brace at the weekend in PAOK's 5-0 win showed that he is worth the Whites taking a gamble on at that price.

Aleksandar Prijovic of Serbia competes for the ball with Ki Sung-Yueng of South Korea during the international friendly match between South Korea and Serbia at Ulsan World Cup Stadium on...

Leeds' current striking options are unsatisfactory for a team with promotion aspirations, and Serbia international Prijovic would be an immediate upgrade.

Serbian outlet Blic praised his ruthless performance at the weekend, stating it was no surprise he is attracting transfer interest.

If Leeds have ambition, this weekend should have underlined that now is the moment to make their moves.

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