Leeds United transfer ‘likely’ and exit on cards

The latest Leeds United transfer news and rumours on Friday.

Friday, 22nd July 2022, 7:00 pm

Leeds United were back in pre-season friendly action today against fellow Premier League side Crystal Palace in Brisbane.

The game ended 1-1, with Rodrigo scoring the goal for the Whites from the penalty spot.

Jesse Marsch’s side have now concluded their trip to Australia after playing three matches.

Here is a look at all the latest news coming out of the club today...

Kalimuendo latest

Leeds’ pursuit of PSG striker Arnaud Kalimuendo has taken a fresh twist.

The youngster has been with his current side since 2012 and scored 13 goals on loan at Lens last term.

As per the Independent, the Whites are now ‘likely’ to get a deal over the line to lure him to Elland Road.

New number two on way

Marsch is reportedly bringing in a new assistant manager.

The American boss is bringing in a number two ahead of his first full season in charge in the Premier League.

The Athletic report that Rene Maric, 29, is to ‘join’ having previously worked at Borussia Dortmund.

Youngster could leave next year

Millwall have an option to buy Jamie Shackleton during his loan spell.

Leeds have given the youngster the green light to head out the exit door for the 2022/23 campaign to get some more game time under his belt.

London News Online report that the Lions have ‘negotiated’ an option to land him permanently if he impresses.

He has linked up with teammate Charlie Cresswell at The Den and will be looking to get plenty of minutes.