TMW says the Ukraine international has emerged as a top target for Leeds before next month's transfer deadline.
Leeds are ready to pay €22m for Atalanta do not want to sell., however
The Italian club retain concerns for Josip Ilicic, who missed the end of last season due to depression. New signing Alexei Miranchuk also has a thigh injury.
Atalanta last season and scored nine goals with seven assists., 27, played 44 matches for