Leeds United are pondering a move for Che Adams, with an agreement with Southampton a possibility in the coming days.

According to The Sun, Che Adams is a target for Leeds United as Jesse Marsch wants a new centre-forward ahead of the new season. The Yorkshire side are weighing up a £10 million offer for the Scotland international, and a deal could possibly be agreed with Southampton for a slightly higher price.

Che Adams has been a hit-and-miss performer in a Southampton shirt, and his numbers have been disappointing for a frontman. Having played nearly 110 games for the Saints, the Scotland international has managed just 21 strikes.

With the arrival of Sekou Mara in a £12 million deal from Bordeaux, Southampton have the means to let go of a player like Che Adams. However, the Saints will have to be convinced with a reasonable offer, as Leeds United are reportedly keen on signing the forward.

Leeds United are keen on bringing in a new striker before the season starts, as Jesse Marsch has not been able to find a viable solution so far. They were desperate to sign Charles De Ketelaere, who is likely to join AC Milan in the coming days.

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Hence, they are searching for alternative targets, with Che Adams emerging as a player they like. Leeds are hoping a £10 million offer will be enough to convince Southampton, but the South Coast club could demand more for the Scotland international.

Che Adams joined Southampton from Birmingham in a £15 million deal, and with two years left on his contract, the Saints are likely to ask for a bigger fee than £10 million. However, Leeds are optimistic they can agree on a deal.

Marsch has been keen to bring a forward as a backup for Patrick Bamford. However, with the club missing out on other targets, Che Adams could become a viable alternative. The Whites are linked with PSG’s Arnaud Kalimuendo, who is available this summer, but there is a lot of competition for the youngster, forcing them to look at Adams.

Leeds would want a deal agreed upon before the season begins next weekend. Adams could be open to a move if he could get regular game time at Elland Road.

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