Leeds United tackle Burnley over Brighton’s Barnes

Leeds United are competing to sign Brighton striker Ashley Barnes after completing a deal for Cameron Stewart.

Leeds United and Burnley are chasing Brighton's Ashley Barnes, who is pictured, right, playing against Huddersfield.

Stewart has completed a loan switch from Hull City while Jimmy Kebe is also in talks with the Elland Road club over a loan move from Premier League side Crystal Palace.

Twenty-four-year-old Barnes is next on United’s list of targets.

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Burnley are competing for his signature and have had a bid accepted by Brighton but United also hope to land a forward who has been heavily involved in Albion’s season but is out of contract in the summer.

Barnes has played 24 times for Brighton this term, scoring six goals.

Winger Stewart, 22, has joined on a 93-day loan and hasd signed a three-year deal which takes effect in the summer.