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Leeds United should swoop if Brad Jones wants England return

Brad Jones of Feyenoord gives his team instructions during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk at Feijenoord Stadion on October 17, 2017 in...

The Australian international is currently at Dutch side Feyenoord.

Brad Jones of Feyenoord gives his team instructions during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Feyenoord and Shakhtar Donetsk at Feijenoord Stadion on October 17, 2017 in...Brad Jones of Feyenoord 

It is being reported in Goal that Australian goalkeeper Brad Jones is keen on a move back to England this summer.

The former Liverpool and Middlesbrough goalkeeper headed to the Netherlands in 2016, joining NEC Nijmegen after a difficult spell with Bradford City. After impressing with the Eredivisie also-rans he made a move to Feyenoord. He quickly established himself as the number one goalkeeper in Rotterdam and last season helped the club win the Eredivisie title.

Feyenoord are apparently looking at bringing in Michel Vorm from Tottenham Hotspur this summer as Jones’ replacement - with the Aussie keen on an England return.

Michel Vorm of Tottenham Hotspur reacts during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round Replay between Tottenham Hotspur and Newport County at Wembley Stadium on February 7, 2018 in London,...Michel Vorm of Tottenham Hotspur 

So should Leeds United be interested in the player?

The 35-year-old has become a better keeper with age and his spell at Feyenoord goes a long way toward proving that. Leeds meanwhile have a need for a new goalkeeper. Andy Lonergan and Felix Wiedwald, both signed in the summer, have failed to impress at Elland Road and a new face would be welcomed.

Brad Jones of Feyenoord looks on during the UEFA Champions League group F match between Feyenoord and Manchester City at Feijenoord Stadion on September 13, 2017 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.Brad Jones of Feyenoord 

Leeds are in need of an experienced and commanding goalkeeper, something Jones has become over the past few years. He would have no problem settling in in the area, given his previous spells at Middlesbrough, Sheffield Wednesday, Bradford and Liverpool - all within a 90 minute drive of Leeds and Jones would surely feel right at home back in the Championship.

A new keeper must be a paramount responsibility for Leeds in the summer and Jones could be one of the best options available to them in 2018.

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