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Albion have turned down three bids by Leicester for Ulloa
Leicester City are set to continue their pursuit of Leo Ulloa – after having THREE bids turned down.
The Premier League new boys saw an offer in excess of £3million rebuffed as they look to bolster their squad for the top-flight.
But they are expected to come back with an improved bid.
Leicester manager Nigel Pearson sees the Argentinean as an ideal man to operate as a lone striker with the strength and technical ability to bring team-mates into play.
Albion are in no rush or need to sell the man they spent months pursuing when he was with Spanish side Almeria.
They are willing to fight to keep a striker whose 16 goals last term included a brace at the King Power Stadium in April.
But they are unlikely to cling on to him at any price.
Reports in Leicester suggest the Seagulls are holding out for close to £10 million although Albion are highly unlikely to publically place a price tag on one of their star players.
It is likely the Foxes would have to break their club record fee, currently the £5.5 million paid to Wolves for striker Ade Akinbiyi 14 years ago, to secure Ulloa, who has three years left to run on his contract.
Ulloa has scored in all three FA Cup ties he has played against Premier League opposition and netted against all three promoted teams this season.
Meanwhile Albion skipper Gordon Greer hopes for a fourth Scotland cap tonight when his country take on Nigeria at Craven Cottage.
Seagulls midfielders Jake Forster-Caskey and Solly March are likely to feature for England under-21s in the Toulon tournament today when they play South Korea in their third group fixture.
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