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Heading into the final day of the summer transfer window, Fabrizio Romano gave Leeds United supporters a new name to franticly hammer into the Wikipedia search bar; Flamengo striker Pedro Guilherme Abreu dos Santos. 
“I’m told that the player they have been monitoring for a long time is Pedro from Flamengo,” Romano explained.  
“But the problem with South American transfers is the timing. Of course, now we’re close to the end of the window. So they need to be fast if they want to do a South American deal.” 
With failed pursuits of PSV’s Cody Gakpo and Marseille’s Bamba Dieng dominating much of the post-window discussion in West Yorkshire, those links with Pedro links have slipped somewhat under the radar. 
More performances like the one against Velez Sarsfield, however, and a man who also caught the eye of Crystal Palace, Fulham and Southampton might have some in West Yorkshire wondering why they did not jump at the chance to sign a striker who was available on loan earlier in the summer (Tuttomercatoweb).
By late-August, it was too late. But it’s not as if the window hadn’t been open for months before Romano threw Pedro’s hat into the ring.
Pedro, a 6ft 1ins number nine in the Patrick Bamford mould, scored a hat-trick against Velez Sarsfield the day the window closed.
Three trademark poacher’s finishes; the kind of which Leeds have scored all-too infrequently during Bamford’s injury enforced absence over the last 12 months. If Jesse Marsch had a striker with Pedro’s instinct and intelligence to call upon against Everton, Southampton and Brighton, Leeds would surely have a couple more points to show from their first six Premier League fixtures. A couple more goals to show for their efforts.
“I won’t evade the question; Pedro has a very special characteristic to face teams with a low block,” Brazil coach Tite says of a striker who has now scored 14 goals in 13 games, raising hopes of a Selecao call-up ahead of the Qatar World Cup.  
Brazil might have the finest collection of wide forwards in the game; Raphinha, Neymar, Richarlison, Antony, Vinicius Jr, Rodrygo Goes and Gabriel Martinelli. What they do not have, however, is a centre-forward like Pedro. 
If the injury curse strikes Bamford down again, Leeds will have a similar 6ft-something void in their middle of their own frontline.
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