Reported Wolves and Leeds target Mbaye Diagne discusses England switch

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on October 6, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Premier League outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers and Championship chasers Leeds United are reportedly keen on Kasimpasa striker Diagne.

Diagne Mbaye of Kasimpasa celebrates after scoring a goal during the Turkish Super Lig week 14 football match between Fenerbahce and Kasimpasa at Ulker Stadium on December 03, 2018 in...

Mbaye Diagne has surely just added fuel to the fire with his future up in the air heading into the January transfer window.

The Senegal striker has been in superb form for Turkish Super Lig outfit Kasimpasa this season, scoring 16 goals in just 14 games. And, according to ESPN, Wolverhampton Wanderers have held talks with Diagne about a potential move to the Premier League.

Back in September, Turkish Football claimed that Leeds United have continued to send scouts to watch the one-time Juventus youngster in recent months, having expressed an interest over the summer.

 

And, speaking to Sporx, Diagne has now indicated that he would indeed be keen on a move to England in a potential boost for both Wolves and Leeds.

"It’s too early to talk about (a transfer),” Diagne said. “(But) I want to play in a great team and fight. I would like to play in England.”

With Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa indicating that changes will be minimal at Elland Road in January, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post, Wolves could be the likelier destination for Diagne given that Nuno Espirit Santo is crying out for some competition for Raul Jimenez.

Sporx have previously claimed that Diagne will cost £9 million, a drop in the ocean for Wolves’ billionaire owners.

Diagne Mbaye celebrates a goal by wearing a mask during the Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Kasimpasa and Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor at Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey...

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