Leeds United have been linked with Albanian forward, Edgar Cani, according to Phil Hay of the Yorkshire evening post.
Cani, 25, is a 6’4” forward, currently playing for Catania in Serie B. He has featured a total of 14 times this season, scoring 3 goals.
The link was revealed via Twitter, when Phil Hay tweeted – “Another player who it appears Leeds are looking at – Edgar Cani, a 6’4” Albanian striker at Catania.”
Cani has international experience for with Albania, recording 15 international caps and scoring 4 goals. Since 2013, he has not featured for his national side.
He has spent the majority of his career within the Italian leagues, but has also featured 34 times for Ekstraklasa side, Polonia Warsaw. Here he netted 13 times. His club career totals are as follows: 188 appearances in 8 seasons, scoring a total of 40 goals.
Many have already likened him to Matt Smith, Leeds’ former frontman who left for Fulham in the previous transfer window. Smith scored 14 goals during his 42 game career at the Whites.
As it stands, Leeds are yet to reveal any incomings to the club during this January transfer window.