Former Leeds United striker Pierre Michel Lasogga signs Al-Arabi deal

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Hamburg gestures during the Second Bundesliga match between SpVgg Greuther Fuerth and Hamburger SV at Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer on September 27, 2018 in...

Ex Leeds United loanee has found a new club.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Hamburg gestures during the Second Bundesliga match between SpVgg Greuther Fuerth and Hamburger SV at Sportpark Ronhof Thomas Sommer on September 27, 2018 in...

Leeds United fans took note of Hamburg's decision to release Pierre Michel Lasogga at the end of last month.

There was a brief outcry on social media of supporters urging the Whites to bring back the German on a free transfer.

He struck 19 goals for Hamburg last season in the Bundesliga 2, and supporters wondered if on a free, he could provide a useful alternative for Marcelo Bielsa at Leeds.

 

The option is now off the table, with Lasogga landing a big contract at Al-Arabi.

Coincidentally considering Leeds' links to PSG owners Qatar Sports Investors, Lasogga's new deal is in Qatar.

He has penned a three year deal with the club. 

Leeds have two main striker options at present, Kemar Roofe and Patrick Bamford.

The club also have Ryan Edmondson, who seems ready to step up from their under-23 side.

Adding players on the wing is the biggest priority rather than a striker, although an extra forward wouldn't hurt. It just won't be Lasogga.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at iPro Stadium on February...

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