Leeds United are among a host of clubs eyeing a move for versatile attacker Luis Palma from Greek side Aris.

That is according to Diez, who report the Whites, along with Gent, Anderlecht, Dynamo Kiev, Rangers, Burnley and MLS clubs are keen on a potential deal for the 23-year-old.

Palma has been on fire in terms of both goals and assists in Greece this season, netting 13 times and laying on a further eight for his teammates in 46 matches across all competitions.

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Perhaps his standout outing for Aris came in a Europa Conference League qualifier back in July, where he scored once and provided a hattrick of assists in a 5-1 win against Gomel.

Palma is playing alongside a number of former players from the top two divisions of English football, with Gervinho, Moses Odubajo, Andre Gray, Aboubakar Kamara and Juan Iturbe all plying their trade at Aris.

Leeds plot switch for Palma

Palma is a versatile attacker who can play both off the left, and just behind the striker. He has been capped six times at international level by Honduras.

Aris’ sporting director Robert Palikuc has already addressed speculation linking Palma with a move away, stating they will only sell if a suitable offer arrives.

He said: “We will consider our options, if an offer comes in that is up to our standards, then a sale will be made. He is a footballer with a lot of room for development, he is not finished footballingly.”

It is difficult to know what to make of transfer links at this stage given Leeds are without a sporting director and are still unsure what division they will be playing in.

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During Victor Orta’s first season at the club, Leeds brought in a number of players from abroad for the Championship, but it was a strategy that did not work out.

If Leeds are to go down they will need to recruit some Championship experience, though Burnley proved last season foreign imports can work if they are the right ones.

On the other hand, should Leeds stay in the Premier League it certainly feels as though they should be aiming higher.

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