Leeds United transfer news RECAP: Whites close in on duo as £20m defender is linked with Elland Road switch
The Yorkshire Evening Post's daily Leeds United news live blog will bring you all the latest from Elland Road.
Thursday is promising to be a busy day for the Whites as excitement builds ahead Rodrigo’s imminent club-record move.
Follow our live blog throughout the day for the all latest news and gossip from around LS11.
Leeds United news RECAP - August 27
Last updated: Thursday, 27 August, 2020, 15:26
- Latest on Rodrigo’s club-record move to Leeds United
- Sam Greenwood is also set to join from Arsenal after confirming his exit on social media
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Good morning LUFC fans! Could today be the day Rodrigo is announced as a Leeds United player? Let’s watch this space - and follow every update with the YEP’s live blog.
Excitement is building…
Greenwood set to join as early as day - report
While the whole of West Yorkshire waits on Rodrigo’s arrival, another striker is reportedly set to join Leeds today. Sam Greenwood, the highly-rated Arsenal youngster, is putting the finishing touches to his move to Elland Road. It’s promising to be a busy day…
Robin Koch responds to transfer speculation amid Leeds interest
He told Kicker
I’m still here and I’m the type that I let all of this come my way and don’t worry too much about it. That’s why it all fits.
Premier League gossip
Dreams do come true...
Leeds battle for Ukrainian - report
Leeds United have been credited with interest in Shakhtar Donetsk defender Mykola Matviyenko.
According to 90min, Matviyenko, a Ukrainian international, is available for around £20m having helped Shakhtar to the semi-finals of the Europa League earlier this month.
The Whites, alongside Everton, West Ham and Wolves are said to be competing for his signature.
There’s interest from abroad too with Napoli, Monaco, RB Leipzig and Bayern Munich keeping close tabs on the 24-year-old.
Brighton chief hails Leeds for White development
Brighton chief executive Paul Barber has hailed Leeds United's help in developing Ben White who he hopes to see "in blue and white stripes very soon."