Leeds United transfer news and headlines - recap: Whites linked again with move for Dutch winger, Premier League confirm VAR changes

Leeds United are set for a very busy summer both on and off the field - we'll have all the news as it happens on our daily live blog below throughout.

Friday, 11th June 2021, 4:36 pm
Leeds United celebrate at Elland Road. Pic: Getty

The summer transfer window officially opened this week, while at international level teams continue to prepare for the delayed Euros which kicks off tonight.

Leeds are enjoying a quiet start to the break but will be hoping to dip their toes into the market sooner rather than later.

We know Victor Orta is eyeing up the acquisition of a left-back while fans who voted in the YEP end of season survey lso want to see a central midfielder arrive to boost Marcelo Bielsa's options.

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Leeds United news and key headlines (June 11)

Last updated: Friday, 11 June, 2021, 12:36

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Latest Premier League rumours

Leeds United are interested in signing Noa Lang from Club Brugge - the Belgian club will try to keep him by offering a new contract when his move from Ajax become permanent this summer. (Various)

Manchester United expect to announce the signing of Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho after Euro 2020 and have already agreed personal terms with the 21-year-old. (Sun)

West Ham manager David Moyes, 58, is on the verge of signing a new three-year contract with the club, ending the prospect of a return to Everton. (Telegraph)

Tottenham Hotspur are among the clubs interested in giving Sheffield United’s English goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale a chance to stay in the top flight. Wolves are also interested in the 23-year-old. (Mail)

Everton have also made contact with former Lyon boss Rudi Garcia about the vacancy at Goodison Park. (L’Equipe)

Premier League make VAR changes

Leeds United will experience thicker lines to decide VAR offside calls upon their second season in the Premier League.

Leeds were among the clubs to endure dismay with VAR calls during the 2020-21 season, notably when Whites striker Patrick Bamford was judged offside by his arm when scoring what looked like an equalising goal in November’s clash at Crystal Palace.

But the Professional Game Match Officials Limited group is now set to introduce thicker lines to judge offside decisions next season in a hope to give the benefit back to the attacking team.

The move was agreed at the Premier League s AGM on Thursday which lasted eight hours.

Pablo’s next move?

The president of a second tier side in Spain says there is the possibility to sign former Leeds United star Pablo Hernandez.

Hernandez is leaving Leeds this summer after a magical five years with the Whites and Spanish publication Marca have linked the 36-year-old with a move to FC Cartagena in his native Spain.

The Murcia side finished the 2020-21 Segunda Division season in 16th place and club president Paco Belmonte has confirmed that his side are looking to sign the outgoing Whites playmaker.

“Sometimes there are signings that you say: how did you get here?” said Belmonte to efesista.es.

“Well, a name has arrived that until now we were not evaluating, but I remembered it the other day, and suddenly they wrote to me about that possibility, and the name is here (Pablo Hernandez).

“He is free and wants to play in Spain in an exciting project.”

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