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Leicester City set to rival Leeds United and Middlesbrough for 5-goal winger

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Leicester City are ready to make a move for Leeds United and Middlesbrough target Serhat Tasdemir, according to a report by The Daily Star.

AFC Fylde man Tasdemir is rated as one of the best talents outside of the Football League and he could make his move this summer.

A number of scouts have watched the non-league sensation in action this season and Leicester are set to move for the left-winger in a bid to beat off competition from Leeds, Middlesbrough and Stoke.

Tasdemir’s tally of five goals in 28 appearances has not gone unnoticed with the Foxes readying a bid.

The 17-year-old has enjoyed a terrific breakthrough season in the National League – the fifth tier of English football – and he is expected to become a star of the future.

Tasdemir signed a two-year deal towards the beginning of the season¬†with an option of a third but it looks like Fylde will struggle to keep him on their books beyond the summer, after he was named in the National League’s under-23 Team of the Season.

Leicester are considering a bid for the talented teenager while it remains to be seen whether Championship trio Leeds, Boro and Stoke will firm up their interest with a concrete offer.

The Verdict

The former Blackburn Rovers youth player has already shown that he can impress at senior level despite being just 17 and this is a good indication that he will be ready to make the step up eventually.

While all four teams linked with initially see him as a youth player, Tasdemir certainly has the potential to break into the first-team picture soon at any of these clubs.

The youngster has stirred up excitement on the wing in the National League and it could be a case of who bids the most wins his signature with Leeds keen to strengthen their youth options.

Leeds and Boro fans – Would you like to sign Tasdemir? Let us know below…


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