Swansea City enquire about signing Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa

Leonardo Ulloa

Swansea have enquired about signing Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa.

Swans chairman Huw Jenkins admits the club need two strikers as Andre Ayew is their only central option.

Bafetimbi Gomis is set to join French side Marseille on loan while Alberto Paloschi has gone to Italian side Atalanta and Eder to French side Lille. [1][2][3]

Ulloa played a key role in Leicester’s Premier League title win last season, scoring six goals in 29 matches, and has been linked with a £15m move.

Swansea have money to spend after a US consortium purchased a 68% stake in the club, but missed out on a reunion with Wales midfielder Joe Allen.[4][5][6]

Jenkins revealed Swansea are keen on signing Tottenham Hotspur attacker Nacer Chadli and the Belgium international has been linked with a £15m move.

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References

  1. ^ set to join French side Marseille (www.bbc.co.uk)
  2. ^ Alberto Paloschi (www.bbc.co.uk)
  3. ^ Eder to French side Lille. (www.bbc.co.uk)
  4. ^ money to spend (www.bbc.co.uk)
  5. ^ US consortium purchased a 68% stake in the club, (www.bbc.co.uk)
  6. ^ Wales midfielder Joe Allen. (www.bbc.co.uk)
  7. ^ BBC Sport newsletter (ssl.bbc.co.uk)

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