Boston United want Joe Leesley to return, but manager Craig Elliott will respect Harrogate Town's ongoing campaign
Craig Elliot would love to bring Joe Leesley back to Boston United - but he knows the Pilgrims must be respectful of Harrogate Town's League Two campaign.
The 27-year-old enjoyed a fruitful spell on loan at the Jakemans Community Stadium, but returned to Wetherby Road after the National League North season was made null and void.
Elliott is currently rebuilding his squad for next season, with 11 members of the 2020-21 squad already signed up.
He would love to add Leesley to that batch, but is fully aware Simon Weaver has mnore pressing matters to deal with as Town's inaugural season in the Football League continues.
"Joe is somebody I'd like to bring back, no doubt about that," the Pilgrims boss said.
"But we're waiting for Harrogate's season to end. He's definitely somebody I've got an interest in but we have to respect their season is ongoing and let them get that out the way.
"Although we need two or three to add to the group, I've always said my priority is the lads who are contracted to us and getting them sorted."
Leesley - who still has next season to run on his Harrogate contract - scored four times in 12 appearances for Boston last season, impressing both on the wing and at left back.
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