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Leeds United forward Sam Greenwood has interest from Preston, Stoke, Middlesbrough and Swansea

Leeds United forward Sam Greenwood is attracting interest from Championship clubs Preston North End, Stoke City, Middlesbrough and Swansea City, according to the Daily Mail journalist Tom Collomosse.

The 21-year-old came off the bench against Salford City last night but could not do much to stop the Elland Road club from getting dumped out of the Carabao Cup, and he also tasted action in the league game against West Bromwich Albion as a substitute.

Greenwood is down the pecking order of manager Daniel Farke and could be willing to leave Leeds before the transfer window deadline on Friday night if a club offers him the guarantee of regular playing opportunities.

The Englishman joined the Whites from Arsenal in August 2020, linking up with the under-21s and hitting the ground running, winning the Premier League 2 Player of the month award for September 2020.

Greenwood made his first-team debut in January 2021 and has featured in 32 more games since then, but he has started just five times in the Leeds shirt and is likely to be getting frustrated with his lack of game time.

Dropping down to the Championship was supposed to give the versatile attacker a chance to establish himself in the starting XI following the exit of several players in the position, but his struggles have continued and clubs in the division are willing to offer him an escape route.

Leeds have abandoned their bid for Bayer Leverkusen attacker Nadiem Amiri, while a move for Genk forward Joseph Paintsil has also stalled, but Farke remains desperate to bolster his attack and will hope to land one or two more additions in the position before the transfer deadline.

However, failure to do so could give Greenwood a chance to force his way into the plans of the German manager going forward this term, provided the West Yorkshire club decides against sanctioning an exit.

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