Leeds snubbed in Lafferty bid – but situation ‘could change’

Kyle Lafferty: Can be NI's main man in France

Norwich boss Alex Neil has revealed he snubbed an approach from Leeds to sign Kyle Lafferty – but admits the situation could change in January.

Northern Ireland forward Lafferty was wanted by the Whites ahead of the closure of the loan transfer window this week, but Neil insisted he didn’t want any of his players leaving the club ahead of a crucial run of fixtures.

“I told (Leeds manager) Steve (Evans) that Kyle is not going,” he said.

“There will be no more players going out on loan or leaving the club in any shape or form until January. We can sit down and look at it then.

“Kyle knows the situation. I have spoken to him on numerous occasions and he is fully aware of the situation he is in at the moment.

“He was on the bench in the last game (against Swansea), so that hasn’t changed.”