Leeds United are watching the situation of Noah Okafor at Red Bull Salzburg, with the Swiss striker set to enter the final year of his deal.

According to Football Insider, Leeds United are keen on Noah Okafor and could make a summer move. The Swiss striker will enter the final year of his deal at Red Bull Salzburg, with the club likely to cash in if they receive a reasonable offer.

Noah Okafor remained linked with multiple Premier League clubs during the January window. Red Bull Salzburg did not see fit to conclude a transfer. Premier League clubs were keen on the forward during the summer window. However, staying with the Austrian club has helped the 22-year-old striker grow.

Things could change for the forward in the next window, where he seems destined to change clubs. Okafor recently switched agents, which usually indicates finding a new club and a move away from their present surroundings.

Salzburg could sell as the 22-year-old striker enters the final year of his contract. They cannot afford to let him leave for free a year later, with Leeds United reportedly keen on the forward. If they manage to sign Okafor, he would be the fourth player to arrive from the Austrian side since last summer.

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Rasmus Kristensen, Brenden Aaronson and January arrival Max Wober all joined Leeds. At first, these were reportedly considered Jesse Marsch’s players. However, even after the American’s departure, the club remained keen on signing players from Salzburg.

With their Premier League status still up in the air with two months remaining in the season, Leeds have not planned their summer window. They are looking for a new striker and have kept a watchful eye on Okafor during this season.

Okafor has notched ten goals and five assists, including three strikes in the Champions League group stages. If Leeds stays up and signs him, they will get another young, top talent. The 22-year-old’s experience in playing in the biggest continental tournament could also help the club.

Okafor could become part of the young core the club are creating to build an exciting team for the future. The 22-year-old striker will have other offers, but at a club of Leeds United’s status or thereabouts, he will certainly get plenty of playing time.

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