Stockdale Rumour Emerges

Last updated : 18 November 2019 By .

Leeds United are plotting a January move for promotion winning goalkeeper David Stockdale - according to the Sunday People.

The 34-year-old won promotion to the Premier League with Brighton and Hove Albion in 2017, however opted to depart in the same summer and join Birmingham City.

Indeed, it hasn't exactly gone to plan at St Andrew's since his debut season and he has in fact just made one first-team appearance in two years for the club - an EFL cup tie against Portsmouth in August.

Prior to that, Stockdale's only previous senior football followed in emergency loan spells at League One clubs Southend United, Wycombe Wanderers and Coventry City last season.

The report claims Whites boss Marcelo Bielsa wants to sign a new goalkeeper in January - identifying Stockdale as a realistic target.

It is also believed the former Fulham goalkeeper is open to a move to Elland Road. Stockdale was born in Leeds and is a Leeds fans.