Leeds United transfer news RECAP: Whites agree fee for Diego Llorente switch

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By Lee Sobot
Tuesday, 22nd September 2020, 11:36 pm
STILL NO FANS: For Leeds United's first Premier League home game for 16 years against Fulham on Saturday, above, and there is no prospect of a quick return. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
STILL NO FANS: For Leeds United's first Premier League home game for 16 years against Fulham on Saturday, above, and there is no prospect of a quick return. Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.

Leeds have until Monday, October 5 to further strengthen their squad with the Whites back in action on Sunday with the Yorkshire derby at Sheffield United.

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Leeds United transfer news RECAP: September 22

Last updated: Tuesday, 22 September, 2020, 20:45

  • Transfer window closes on October 5.
  • Leeds back in action on Sunday at Sheffield United.

Will reportedly be around 20 million euros.

Why Leeds want Llorente

Dan James staying put.....

According to sources close to the player as reported by the Manchester Evening News. The MEN are saying that sources close to James say the winger is not expecting to leave Old Trafford either on loan or a permanent deal this summer, despite talk of renewed interest in James from Leeds.

An in-depth look at Llorente

‘Agreement closed’- reports

Marca journalist Yon Cuezva is reporting that Leeds and Real Sociedad have “closed the agreement in an amount close to 20 million Euros” for the transfer of Diego Llorente to the Whites which would marry up to other reports. The player's medical examination, he says, is missing to make the move official.

BREAKING: Leeds United reach agreement with Real Sociedad for transfer of Diego Llorente

LEEDS United have reached an agreement in principle with Real Sociedad to sign Spanish international defender Diego Llorente.

The YEP understands that while the clubs have agreed a fee that could be worth up to £20m, the move is still pending personal terms and a medical.

Right-footed centre-back Llorente can also play in the holding midfield role and the 27-year-old has five caps for the Spanish national side with the defender an unused substitute for both of this month's Nations League games.

Fee agreed for Llorente...

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