Leeds United could turn their attentions to St Pauli striker Marvin Ducksch, according to the Yorkshire Post.

The Whites are set to appoint Marcelo Bielsa as their new manager and are expected to have a busy summer ahead of them as they look to bolster their squad ahead of next season.

They have been linked with strikers such as Hull City’s Abel Hernandez and Derby County’s Matej Vydra but Marvin Ducksch is a new name to enter the frame. He was linked with Leeds back in January and they could now come back in for him. Norwich City and Fortuna Dusseldorf are also keen.

Ducksch made the headlines in Germany this season after scoring 19 goals for Holstein Kiel in the 2. Bundesliga during his loan from St Pauli, who value him at around £2.5 million. He was a handful for teams in the German second tier.

The 24-year-old started his career with Borussia Dortmund and played 8 caps for their first-team in the Bundesliga as a youngster before he was loaned out to Paderborn for the 2014/15 season. Dortmund then let Ducksch leave them on a permanent basis in 2015 to join St Pauli.

Ducksch struggled to make an initial impact at St Pauli and was loaned out to Holstein Kiel for the remainder of the 2015/16 campaign and helped them gain promotion from the 3. Liga. He then joined them on loan for last season and was prolific.

England could be his next destination and he could be Leeds United bound if they are serious about bringing him to the Championship.


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