Leeds United favourites to sign £15m-rated star ahead of West Ham and Aston Villa

The summer transfer window is just around the corner, and it could be a busy period for Leeds United as they look to continue strengthening their squad.

Tuesday, 18th May 2021, 11:45 am

One name who continues to be linked with a move to Elland Road is Rangers winger Ryan Kent - a long term Leeds target who the club have looked to sign in the past.

The Whites were believed to have seen a bid in the region of £11m knocked back last summer, but reports north of the border have suggested Leeds could test the Scottish Premiership champion's resolve again with an improved offer of £15m when the window opens.

Amid the speculation over the 24-year-old's future, SkyBet have priced up his potential next club options, and Leeds have been named the 4/1 favourites to seal the deal this summer, ahead of Aston Villa (8/1), Crystal Palace (10/1) and West Ham United (14/1).

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Leeds United favourites to sign £15m-rated star ahead of West Ham and Aston Villa

Kent played a key role in the Gers' impressive 2020/21 campaign, scoring ten goals and making nine assists in competitions as his side strolled to the title with two months to spare.

He began his career with Liverpool, and spent time on loan with the likes of Barnsley and SC Freiburg, but made just one senior appearance for the Reds before being snapped up by the Gers for a fee of £7.5m back in 2019.

The ex-England youth international has two years left on his deal at Ibrox, and Rangers could look to cash in on their talent while his value remains high.