Leeds United transfer news: Whites touted as suitors for Chelsea's Billy Gilmour, move 'unlikely' for Copa America forward

LEEDS United are continuing to be linked with a host of players in the summer transfer window which has now been open for two and a half weeks.

Friday, 25th June 2021, 9:29 am
Updated Friday, 25th June 2021, 1:43 pm
APERITIF: Leeds United's fans were given a taster ahead of next season when finally returning to the stands for the 2020-21 Premier League campaign finale against West Brom, above. Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images.

United's 2021-22 Premier League campaign will begin with a clash against arch rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford in a lunch-time kick-off on Saturday, August 14.

The Whites will be looking to push on after last season's fantastic ninth-placed finish upon their first season back in the country's top flight after a 16-year absence.

Leeds also have four players left representing the club at this summer's Euros and the YEP brings you all the latest Whites news here.

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Leeds United touted as Billy Gilmour destination

Chelsea could agree to send exciting Scotland international talent Billy Gilmour out on loan and there are reports that the Blues would like the 20-year-old midfielder to move to Leeds United, Norwich City or Wolves if he is loaned out. The reports come from the Daily Record who have spoken to a well-placed Chelsea source amidst reports that Rangers want to sign Gilmour on loan. Gilmour began his youth career with Rangers.

Ben Brereton move 'unlikely'

Leeds have been linked with Blackburn Rovers forward and Stoke-born Chilean international Ben Brereton in the Chilean media but Lancashire Live are reporting that Leeds are unlikely to move for the 22-year-old in the current window and that Blackburn are confident of retaining Brereton's services. Brereton is currently representing Chile at the Copa America and qualifies to play for the country through his mum.

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Leeds United transfer news LIVE: June 25

Last updated: Thursday, 01 January, 1970, 01:00

  • Transfer window open until 11pm on Tuesday, August 31

Leeds United touted as Billy Gilmour destination

Chelsea could agree to send exciting Scotland international talent Billy Gilmour out on loan and there are reports that the Blues would like the 20-year-old midfielder to move to Leeds United, Norwich City or Wolves if he is loaned out. The reports come from the Daily Record who have spoken to a well-placed Chelsea source amidst reports that Rangers want to sign Gilmour on loan. Gilmour began his youth career with Rangers.

Ben Brereton move 'unlikely'

Leeds have been linked with Blackburn Rovers forward and Stoke-born Chilean international Ben Brereton in the Chilean media but Lancashire Live are reporting that Leeds are unlikely to move for the 22-year-old in the current window and that Blackburn are confident of retaining Brereton’s services. Brereton is currently representing Chile at the Copa America and qualifies to play for the country through his mum.

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