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Report: Five-times league winner Everton and Leeds target has made his decision already

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo wants to stay at the Bernabeu Stadium next season. According to reports from Defensa Central, the Brazilian wants to continue at Madrid, even after knowing that he won’t be the first-choice under Carlo Ancelotti. The report claims that Marcelo has had conversations with Ancelotti. The Italian boss has told him that he won’t be a major part of his plans. Marcelo accepts that Ferland Mendy is in better shape at the moment, and he will be the first-choice left-back next season. However, Marcelo still wants to continue at the Spanish club. The 33-year-old joined Los Blancos in 2007 and has made over 525 appearances in all competitions. The 58-times capped Brazil international has enjoyed rich success with Madrid, winning five La Liga titles and four Champions Leag...

Alan Shearer drools over 25-yr-old Leeds star’s performance against Croatia

England managed to pick up a narrow 1-0 win over Croatia in the European Championships and Raheem Sterling scored the match-winning goal for the Three Lions. Gareth Southgate’s men seemed in reasonable control throughout the contest despite not managing to put up a spectacular performance. However, some of the individual displays certainly caught the attention. Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling put on a splendid display for his country. Another player who managed to deliver an outstanding performance for England yesterday was the Leeds United midfielder, Kalvin Phillips. The 25-year-old harassed the Croatian midfield with his relentless pressing throughout the game. Phillips was excellent defensively as well and he managed to shield the back four expertly. Furthermore, the m...

Ian Wright and David Seaman drool over Leeds star after latest display for England

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips shone as England opened their Euro 2020 campaign on Sunday. Former Arsenal and England striker Ian Wright showered heaps of praise on Phillips following his impressive performance. Granny Val watching down with the biggest smile @Kalvinphillips ❤️ Phenomenal performance 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿👏🏾👏🏾 @England @LUFC pic.twitter.com/gHlLxLnAmG — Ian Wright (@IanWright0) June 13, 2021 Former England goalkeeper, David Seaman, has also praised the 25-year-old midfielder on Twitter. Yesssssssz!!!!! #goal Yorkshire Pirlo Assist!!! #eng #EnglandvsCroatia #EURO2020 — David Seaman (@thedavidseaman) June 13, 2021 Gareth Southgate’s side controlled the game well, but there we...

Report: PL rival set to make £15m bid for Leeds and Newcastle target

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Conor Gallagher from Chelsea. According to The Sun, Palace are planning a £15 million bid for the midfielder this summer. The 21-year-old spent last season on loan with West Bromwich Albion but could not help the club avoid relegation. The report claims that the youngster wants to impress Thomas Tuchel to be part of his long-term plans. However, the Blues could be willing to offload him if they receive a good offer. SL View Leeds United and Newcastle are reportedly keen to sign Gallagher. However, Palace may make the first move despite their managerial situation remaining unresolved. Frank Lampard has been linked with the job, and Gallagher could be tempted to link up with the former Chelsea boss. Newcastle are likely to operate on a ...

Report: Leeds ‘very keen’ on 25-year-old Liverpool target, player wants to leave

Liverpool and Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Adama Traore this summer. According to a new report from 90min.com, Wolves are looking to offload Traore in the summer transfer window. The report claims that Wolves are willing to sell both Traore and Ruben Neves to raise funds for new arrivals. The 25-year-old hasn’t been at his best in the past 12 months, but several Premier League clubs are still interested in signing the Spaniard. 90min can exclusively reveal that Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa is particularly keen to land Traore. Liverpool are also interested in signing him and have tracked him for some time. The report adds that Chelsea and Manchester United are also in the mix, but both the clubs have other targets. SL View  A couple of seasons ago, he was va...

Agents of four-time UCL winner reportedly sound out Leeds & Everton over move

Real Madrid left-back Marcelo is set to leave Santiago Bernabeu this summer as he is not in the plans of new manager Carlo Ancelotti. According to the Daily Mirror, his agents are searching for a new club for him and have sounded out both Everton and Leeds United, with the Toffees early favourites to land him. Marcelo wants a two-year deal and could be available for as little as £5 million with just a year left on his current deal. Madrid are ready to sell the 33-year-old defender, and his preference is to move to England or Italy. Sportslens View With five La Liga titles and four Champions Leagues to his name since joining the Spanish giants in 2007, the 58-cap Brazil international knows how to win. Despite playing just 19 games across all competitions last term, Marcelo would fancy his c...

Leeds star makes grand entrance at Euros’ national team camp after Tuesday blow

Leeds United centre-back Diego Llorente is back with the Spain squad after returning a negative coronavirus test. The Whites defender was sent home on Tuesday after testing positive, and he feared his dreams of playing at the European Championships were over. However, Llorente returned two negative tests yesterday and is now back with the others at the camp. The Leeds star made quite the entrance as he was welcomed by his fellow Spanish international teammates with applause and “guard of honour”. 🚨 OFICIAL | @diego_2llorente se reincorpora a la concentración de la @SeFutbol. El central internacional acaba de regresar a las instalaciones de Las Rozas tras conocer el último resultado negativo en las pruebas PCR. ℹ️ https://t.co/YTM2iBJ93H#SomosEspaña pic.twitter.com/bOd...

Leeds United make their transfer decision on £50m-rated Tottenham Hotspur target – report

Leeds United have no plans to re-sign Brighton & Hove Albion defender Ben White this summer, Football Insider reports. The centre-back played a key role in their promotion campaign in 2019/2020 on loan, but they failed to sign him permanently last summer. The club were prepared to pay as much as £25 million for White, but it was insufficient to test Brighton’s resolve. It is now reported that they have no desire to revisit their interest, with manager Marcelo Bielsa satisfied with his options. Sportslens view: White had an impressive debut Premier League campaign for Graham Potter’s side, missing out on just two games over the 2020/21 season. He was recently rewarded with his maiden senior appearance for England, and he is currently part of the squad for the European Championships...

Report suggests Leeds United have strong interest in 26-yr-old defender

Leeds United have been linked with a move for the Huesca defender Javi Galan recently. According to Radio Huesca, the Premier League side have a strong interest in the 26-year-old left-back and they are prepared to pay up for the defender who has a release clause of around €4 million. Apparently, Sevilla are keen on signing the player as well but the Spanish outfit are reluctant to trigger the clause. Galan has had an impressive season in the Spanish league this past year and Leeds could certainly use a quality attacking full-back like him next year. With Ezgjan Alioski set to leave the club when his contract expires, signing a quality left-back will be a top priority for the Whites. Marcelo Bielsa needs someone who will come in and make an immediate impact. Galan is quite impressive ...

Leeds and Brighton & Hove Albion keen on signing 23-year-old defensive midfielder – report

Leed United and Brighton & Hove Albion have joined the race to sign Sparta Rotterdam midfielder Abdou Harroui in the upcoming transfer window, Football Insider claims. The 23-year-old has impressed for Netherlands at the Under-21 European Championships, where Rangers have been keeping tabs on him. It is now reported that Leeds and Brighton have entered the pursuit of the Dutchman, who is approaching the final year of his contract with the club. Rotterdam are prepared to sanction his sale for the right price. Harroui has spent his entire career with the club, making 102 appearances. Sportslens view: Harroui can play in different midfield positions, but he played regularly in the holding midfield role during the back end of last season. Leeds currently have Kalvin Phillips fixed for...

Leeds United offered chance to sign £20m striker with a goal every 218 minutes – report

Leeds United have been offered the opportunity to re-sign Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah in the upcoming transfer window, Football Insider reports. Nketiah made 30 appearances for the Gunners last term, but most of his playing time came in the Cup competitions. He managed only 413 league minutes. With just a year left on his contract, the club are prepared to listen to offers of £20 million, and the Whites have been offered the chance to recruit him. Sportslens view: Nketiah had a positive loan stint with Leeds during the first half of the 2019/2020 season, bagging five goals and one assist from 20 appearances. The 22-year-old was largely used off the bench with just 663 minutes but played his part in the club’s promotion with some vital late goals. He scored three times in the Championship...

Report: Villa make enquiry for in-demand £15m Leeds target, club ready to let him go

Aston Villa are interested in signing Matheus Pereira from West Bromwich Albion in the summer transfer window.  According to reports from Teamtalk, the Baggies are ready to offload Pereira if they get a fee in the region of £15 million. A host of clubs including Villa, Norwich and Brighton are interested in the 25-year-old Brazilian winger, who impressed last season in the Premier League. He has been one of the consistent performers for the Baggies since joining the club in 2019 from Sporting Lisbon. With West Brom relegated to the Championship, he is now certain to move on. West Brom have told Pereira that they won’t block his move away from the club once the valuation is met. The report claims that Norwich City are looking closely as they have earmarked him as a ...