Fringe pair both set to leave Leeds United

Lee Erwin.
Lee Erwin.
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STRIKER Lee Erwin is set to leave Leeds United after being ruled surplus to requirements by head coach Thomas Christiansen.

The Scottish forward looks set to miss Leeds’ pre-season tour of Austria and remain in England ahead of a departure from Elland Road this summer. Erwin scored four goals in United’s first two summer friendlies but was not involved at North Ferriby United on Wednesday and has been warned that his opportunities will be limited under Christiansen next season.

Toumani Diagouraga.

Toumani Diagouraga.

The 23-year-old has failed to establish himself at Leeds since a move from Motherwell in 2015 and he spent last season on loan with Oldham Athletic, scoring 10 goals.

His contract at Elland Road ends next summer but United will allow him to find another club before the end of this transfer window.

Midfielder Toumani Diagouraga is also set to leave Leeds having reached the last 12 months of his contract.

The YEP understands that Diagouraga has been omitted from United’s travelling squad for Austria and is beginning the search for another transfer having finished last season on loan at Ipswich Town. Diagouraga cost Leeds £575,000 from Brentford in January 2016 but has made just 20 appearances for the club, his most recent against Queens Park Rangers last August.

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