Leeds United have actually taken to life in the Premier League like a duck to water, and they are all however guaranteed another season in the top-flight following a remarkable start to 2020-21
The Elland Road clothing suffered their 12 th defeat of the project at the hands of Wolverhampton Wanderers last night, however they are 5 locations and 13 points above the transfer zone.
With 14 games still left to be played and simply 8 points away from the popular 40- point safety mark, Leeds will fancy their chances of finishing in the top half of the table.
They have actually scored more objectives (40) than any group currently listed below the top-six in the table, however just 19 th-placed West Bromwich Albion have actually conceded more goals (55) than they have (43) in the entire of the division.
Leeds will be eager to reinforce their team wisely this summertime in order to challenge for a top-seven surface next term and going forward, and The Athletic’s Phil Hay has actually exposed that plans are already in progress ahead of the next transfer window, with head coach Marcelo Bielsa likewise including in talks.
” The Athletic comprehends that Leeds and their director of football, Victor Orta, have currently consulted with Bielsa about how they would attempt to redraw and refresh their team when the season ends, and the next transfer window opens,” the journalist stated.
” Leeds plan beforehand as a matter of course (most of the calls made in the January window were with a view to facilitating summertime finalizings) however they are working as if their plan will likewise be Bielsa’s.
” One contact said Bielsa was “a growing number of in the long video game” and minded to take an extremely successful partnership further down the roadway.”
Another holding midfielder efficient in supplying quality cover for Kalvin Phillips is anticipated to be signed, and Leeds could do with another quality left-back from the appearance of things.
The Whites are stated to be really thinking about Brest left-back Romain Perraud and will think about tabling a formal deal for him once the season ends.
A flexible forward capable of leading the line and a brand-new centre-back could also be signed, and Leeds will be aiming to get their signings right in order to carry out better next term and going forward.
Extending Bielsa’s offer is also of vital significance, and the reality that the Argentine is already associated with transfer talks for the summer season means this will not be an issue.
In other news, a Leeds star has shared how he rejected Harvard University for professional football.