Report: Leeds United striker Jay-Roy Grot wanted by Hearts and Vitesse

(L-R) Max Clark of Vitesse, Alexander Buttner of Vitesse, Martin Odegaard of Vitesse, Jay-Roy Grot of VVV Venlo, Roel Janssen of VVV Venlo, Bryan Linssen of Vitesse, Maikel van der Werff...

Leeds United striker Jay-Roy Grot is reportedly wanted by Heart of Midlothian and Vitesse Arnhem.

(L-R)Tino-Sven Susic of VVV Venlo

According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United striker Jay-Roy Grot is on the radar of Heart of Midlothian and Vitesse Arnhem in the summer transfer window.

It has been reported that Dutch club Vitesse are leading the race to land Grot from Leeds, with Hearts in the Scottish Premiership also keen on the 21-year-old striker.

 

The report has claimed that Leeds will send the youngster, who can also operate as a winger, out on loan.

Leeds United spell

Grot has been on the books of Leeds since the summer of 2017 when he joined from NEC Nijmegen for a transfer fee reported by The Yorkshire Evening Post to be worth £750,000.

Jamal Lewis of Norwich City and Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds United compete for the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Norwich City and Leeds United at Carrow Road on April 28,...

The Dutch youngster made just one start and 19 substitute appearances in the Championship for the Whites during the 2017-18 campaign, scoring one goal and providing one assist in the process, according to WhoScored.

During his loan spell at VVV-Venlo in 2018-19, Grot made 19 starts and 14 substitute appearances in the Eredivisie, scoring six goals and providing three assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

(L-R) Jay-Roy Grot  of VVV Venlo, Lennart Thy of PEC Zwolle, Roel Janssen of VVV Venlo during the Dutch Eredivisie match between PEC Zwolle and VVV Venlo at the MAC3Park stadium on May 12,...

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