Leeds United are today being linked with a move for Crystal Palace striker, Fraizer Campbell.

The 27-year-old, whose career began at Manchester United before spells with Sunderland and Cardiff City is being linked with a move to Elland Road by the usually reliable Italian journalist, Emanuele Giulianelli.

Campbell is also a full England international having made his one and only appearance in 2012, testament to the level of potential he’s struggled to fulfill since suffering a bad injury at Sunderland.

While Ema Giulianelli has excellent form when it comes to Leeds United transfer rumours, Campbell has scored 3 times in 9 appearances for Crystal Palace since joining them for around £900,000 at the beginning of this season and while he’s clearly not a regular and Palace have been subject to a recent manager change which could explain why he’s looking elsewhere, I doubt this will be anything more than a short-term loan deal to get him some games – which is all we can really offer anyway while under transfer embargo for failing to meet FFP requirements.

Campbell obviously has the ability to do well for any club, but I fear we’re in danger of crowding another position with numbers (like central midfield) and failing to address the areas in which we lack.

Leeds need someone who can lead the line – which is why Steve Morison is suddenly flavour of the month – and Campbell doesn’t fit that bill. With Antenucci and Sharp, I feel we’re well covered in the second-striker role and what we really need is a more powerful, physical presence they can play off and around.