Report: Leeds United plot move for striker Ali Reghba, Middlesbrough in pole position

Cork , Ireland - 8 October 2018; Dinny Corcoran, left, and Ali Reghba of Bohemians following the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Final Replay match between Cork City and Bohemians at Turners...

Leeds and Middlesbrough are reportedly interested in Ali Reghba.

Cork , Ireland - 8 October 2018; Dinny Corcoran, left, and Ali Reghba of Bohemians following the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup Semi-Final Replay match between Cork City and Bohemians at Turners...

Leeds United and Middlesbrough are both keen on signing promising League of Ireland striker Ali Reghba (above right).

The Irish Sun report Boro are bringing Reghba over for a trial, with Leeds monitoring the situation.

Reghba, 18, plays for Bohemians in Ireland's Premier Division.

 

The young forward is eligible to play international football for Ireland, Algeria, and Germany.

Reghba has scored two goals in two games foe Bohemians this season after recently breaking into the first team.

He plays alongside former Leeds trainee Eoghan Stokes, who joined the club in February after being released.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wigan Athletic and Leeds United at DW Stadium on November 4, 2018 in Wigan, England.

The Irish Sun's report also claims that Shamrock Rovers are interested in signing Reghba.

Leeds and Middlesbrough are currently battling for positions at the top of the Championship.

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds are in first with Boro in fourth, just two points behind.

Manager of Middlesbrough, Tony Pulis gives his team instructions during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Middlesbrough and Brighton at Riverside Stadium on January 27, 2018...

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