• Leeds United making the effort to sign Hamburg striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga
  • United rejected a £12million bid regarding striker Chris Wood from Burnley 
  • The Premiership side are plotting an elevated offer for last season’s best scorer
  • The Elland Road side wish to bring in Lasogga to strengthen their attacking options  

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Leeds United have walked up their pursuit to indication Hamburg striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga.

The 25-year-old was in Leeds upon Saturday in front of his prospective mortgage move having a view to the permanent deal.

The Championship golf club recently turned down a £12million bid from Burnley for final season’s top scorer Chris Wooden but have expressed a wish to bring in Lasogga within order to strengthen their strike and increase competition for Wooden, and recent signing Caleb Ekuban.  

Leeds United want to sign Pierre-Michel Lasogga on loan with a view to a permanent deal

Leeds United want to sign Pierre-Michel Lasogga on loan with a view to a permanent deal

Leeds United need to sign Pierre-Michel Lasogga upon loan with a view to some permanent deal

The Championship side want to bring in Hamburg outcast to bolster their attacking options 

The Championship side want to bring in Hamburg outcast to bolster their attacking options 

The Tournament side want to bring within Hamburg outcast to bolster their own attacking options 

United are confident the deal could be struck to indication Lasogga, who they have already been monitoring for some time, since they get ready for an improved Burnley bid for 27-goal man Wooden.  

The German striker, who will be one of Hamburg’s highest earners, only netted once last time of year in 20 Bundesliga games and it has been given permission to depart the club as they appearance to slash their wage spending budget.

They also want to keep Chris Wood who has drawn interest from Premier League side Burnley

They also want to keep Chris Wood who has drawn interest from Premier League side Burnley

They also need to keep Chris Wood who also has drawn interest from Leading League side Burnley

Lasogga, who offers earned 12 Germany Under 21 caps, began his career on Bayer Leverkusen before moving in order to Hertha Berlin in 2010 exactly where he scored 22 goals within 64 league outings.

He joined up with Hamburg in 2013 but right after only scoring nine times within the last two Bundesliga promotions the striker has fallen away of favour.   

United won their own opening Championship fixture 3-2 aside to Bolton Wanderers and perform Preston North End on Sunday.  

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