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Leeds United transfer news: Long-term target will leave club this summer, Whites front-runners to land attacker

Leeds United will no doubt look to build on this season’s success with some new additions in the coming transfer window.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 7:49 am

A top-half finish under Marcelo Bielsa was a fantastic achievement, but in many ways the work has only just begun for an ambitious Whites side.

One area that Leeds will surely look to bolster is in their attacking ranks following the departure of Pablo Hernandez

The Spaniard has been a hugely influential figure during his time at Elland Road, and pundit David Prutton has been quick to pay tribute to the veteran playmaker.

Writing in a column for the Yorkshire Evening Post, he said: “When you look at what Pablo Hernandez has done at Leeds, he was very much one of the main attractions at the club.

“He brought a lot to the club with his background and his history and then, when you see him playing football, you see a player who can create chances and is very comfortable on the ball.

“He is the very ethos of a team player who was a vital cog as and when Leeds United needed him.

“As Leeds were moving forward from the men that came before Marcelo Bielsa, Pablo probably hasn’t got as many minutes under his belt as he would have wanted.

“But I think that is purely down to timing in terms of the timing of Marcelo coming in and the timing of life.

“This is a group of players that have been thoroughly worked and worked on and Pablo has been a massive part of that.”

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