Leeds United transfer news recap: Rangers and Blackburn Rovers reportedly eye Whites winger, Barcelona forward linked

Leeds United are able to sign players again until the end of this month and the Yorkshire Evening Post's daily transfer blog will keep you up to date with all the latest movement.

By Lee Sobot
Saturday, 8th January 2022, 9:18 pm
PERFECT START: Leeds United began 2022 with a 3-1 victory against Burnley at LS11, above. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.
PERFECT START: Leeds United began 2022 with a 3-1 victory against Burnley at LS11, above. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

The Whites are yet to make any moves in their senior ranks but have brought in promising youngster Mateo Joseph Fernandez from Espanyol.

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The January window opened on New Year's Day and will close at 11pm on Monday, January 31

Leeds United transfer news RECAP - Jan 8

Last updated: Saturday, 08 January, 2022, 16:37

  • Transfer window now back open until 11pm on January 31
  • Leeds have signed young striker Mateo Joseph Fernandez from Espanyol for the club’s under-23s
  • Whites back in action on Sunday at West Ham in FA Cup third round

Marcelo Bielsa on Leeds United’s latest recruit and the January transfer window

Leeds United reportedly showing interest in Barcelona forward

Catalonia publication El Nacional.Cat claim that Leeds United are ‘showing an interest’ in Barcelona’s young Spanish striker Ferran Jutgla and report that the Whites could pay a fee of around 10 million euros to land his services. Jutgla, 22, joined Barcelona’s B team from Espanyol B in the summer but only on a one-year deal and has made four La Liga outings for the Spanish giants first team since signing.

Marcelo Bielsa on the January window - speaking at his pre-West Ham press conference

“To bring in any player in any position that is a player who is better than what we have that player would be welcome.”

Whites winger in demand - reports

Several sources including the Daily Record are reporting that both Glasgow Rangers and also Blackburn Rovers are looking to sign young Whites winger Crysencio Summerville on loan. Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst gave Summerville his first opportunity at Feyenoord whilst Blackburn are somewhat short on options at present, the club having loaned Ian Poveda from Leeds earlier this season only to lose the winger to a serious ankle injury in November.

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