Ashley Cole and Gary Neville laud Kalvin Phillips as Leeds United close in on exciting youngster

Leeds United are continuing to work their way towards the start of the new Premier League season and the current week has been a busy one for news on the Whites front.

Thursday, 8th July 2021, 9:09 am
Updated Thursday, 8th July 2021, 4:40 pm

Missed any of the latest headlines to emerge from Elland Road? The YEP has you covered in our daily round up.

Thursday's Premier League transfer rumours

Gabby Agbonlahor has urged Leeds to sign PSV Eindhoven winger Noni Madueke. Agbonlahor has claimed that the £20m-rated wonderkid would provide serious competition for the club's current crop of wingers. (Football Insider).

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EXCITING YOUNGSTER: Leeds United are reportedly closing in on the capture of 18-year-old attacking midfielder Sean McGurk, above, from Wigan Athletic. Photo by Charlotte Tattersall/Getty Images.
EXCITING YOUNGSTER: Leeds United are reportedly closing in on the capture of 18-year-old attacking midfielder Sean McGurk, above, from Wigan Athletic. Photo by Charlotte Tattersall/Getty Images.

Leeds United are in talks with Wigan over a compensation settlement for out-of-contract midfielder Sean McGurk. (Mirror).

Read all of the latest Leeds United and Premier League transfer rumours at our round up piece HEREPundits hail Kalvin Phillips as Whites midfielder makes Euros history

Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has become the first ever Whites player to book a date at the European Championships final.

Phillips was particularly immense during the second half of Wednesday night's semi-final clash against Denmark at Wembley in which the Three Lions progressed with a 2-1 victory after extra-time.

Read the full report of how Phillips got on HERE, what United's fans thoughts HERE and check out the best pictures of Phillips celebrating HEREPhillips gave a quick reaction to his achievement HERE and the Whites midfielder was lauded by both Gary Neville and Ashley Cole following his latest display for the Three Lions.

Read what Neville had to say HERE and Cole HERETony Dorigo provides Junior Firpo lowdown

Away from the Euros, former Whites left back Tony Dorigo has provided an insight in to what Leeds United's fans can expect from new 15m euros recruit from Barcelona Junior Firpo.

Read what Dorigo had to say in an exclusive feature for the YEP HEREChief football writer Graham Smyth has taken a look at the latest Whites transfer activity and what could be next in his Inside Elland Road column HERE

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