According to Football Insider, Nottingham Forest are competing with Leeds United for Sheffield United attacking midfielder Luke Freeman.

It has been reported that Championship duo Forest and Leeds are aiming to sign Freeman – who can also operate as a winger – from Premier League outfit United.

Sheffield United struggles

Freeman joined United from Championship club Queens Park Rangers in the summer of 2019 for a transfer fee reported by The Daily Mail to be worth £5 million.

The 27-year-old has made just three starts and six substitute appearances in the Premier League for the Blades so far this season, according to WhoScored.

Championship quality

Freeman scored seven goals and provided six assists in 43 Championship appearances for QPR last season, while during the 2017-18 campaign, the Englishman made made 43 starts and two substitute appearances in the league for Rangers, scoring five goals and providing 12 assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Promotion race

Leeds are second in the Championship table at the moment with 52 points from 27 matches, while Forest are currently fifth in the standings with 44 points from 26 games.

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