Leeds United close in on exciting young recruit as Victor Orta hails Whites forward

THE Premier League's summer transfer window is now open and the YEP brings you all the very latest Leeds United headlines on Thursday evening in one place here.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 5:17 pm
Updated Thursday, 10th June 2021, 5:18 pm

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Whites close in on exciting young recruit

Leeds United are reportedly on the verge of finalising a deal to sign young England under-16s goalkeeper Darryl Ombang from Bradford City. Ombang is considered one of the best young goalkeepers in the country and both Manchester United and Everton have been watching him. (Daily Mail).

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PRAISE: For Leeds United forward Tyler Roberts from director of football Victor Orta, above. Photo by Lynne Cameron - Pool/Getty Images.

The Whites have a strong interest in Huesca left-back Javi Galan and are prepared to pay up for the defender who has a release clause of around £3.5 million. (Radio Huesca).

Read all of the latest Leeds United and Premier League transfer news in our round up HERELlorente's Euros u-turn

Leeds defender Diego Llorente could rejoin Spain's Euro 2020 squad by as early as tomorrow afternoon after returning a negative Covid-19 test yesterday.

Llorente had tested positive earlier in the week and was initially then ruled out of the Euros. Read the latest on United's Spanish international HEREOrta hails young Whites forward

Whites director of football Victor Orta has hailed Tyler Roberts' growth and development under Marcelo Bielsa.

Roberts signed a new three-year-deal on Wednesday and read what Orta had to say about the Wales international forward HEREInside Elland Road podcast

The latest edition of the Yorkshire Evening Post's Inside Elland Road podcast is now available to listen to.

Read what chief football writer Graham Smyth and Joe Urquhart have to say on all the latest Whites news HERE

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