One of the biggest transfer rumours in the Championship this week has arisen as reports suggest Leeds United are weighing up a £4 million bid for ex-midfielder Jonny Howson.

The 28-year-old, currently tied to Norwich City and has been since the summer of 2012, was a firm favourite amongst the fan faithful during his time at Elland Road and some may feel the club have never really replaced their former star man since.

Howson has been a prominent member of the Canaries’ squad during his five years at Carrow Road, enjoying football in the top-flight as well as relegation to the second-tier on two occasions.

Paul Lambert, whom use to manage Norwich, even likened the player to Barcelona’s Andre Iniesta but despite that, he’s still never really strengthened a foothold as a top-flight footballer.

With the heavy links surrounding the possible transfer back to Yorkshire, here are TWO reasons as to why Jonny Howson would maybe decide to depart his current club to join Leeds United….