Leeds United transfer news RECAP: Whites reportedly interested in Fulham's England youth international winger

Leeds United will begin a second season back in the Premier League in just six days' time - and we will bring you all the latest in the club's continued build-up here.

Sunday, 8th August 2021, 11:26 pm
SIX DAYS TO GO: Until the start of Leeds United's second season back in the Premier League. Photo by George Wood/Getty Images.

Marcelo Bielsa's Whites signed off from their pre-season friendlies with a 2-2 draw against Europa League holders Villarreal on Saturday evening in a game played behind closed doors at York City's new LNER Community Stadium.

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A new Premier League campaign will begin with a clash against arch rivals Manchester United at Old Trafford next Saturday lunch time.

Leeds United transfer news RECAP - August 8

Last updated: Sunday, 08 August, 2021, 20:32

  • Transfer window open until 11pm on Tuesday, August 31.
  • Leeds drew 2-2 against Villarreal in Saturday’s final friendly.
  • Manchester United away next in Saturday’s Premier League opener.

Matheus Cunha value soars amidst ‘flirting' with Whites

German publication Berliner Kurier are reporting that Hertha Berlin's Brazilian star forward Matheus Cunha has been 'flirting for months with a change, sometimes with the English Premier League club Leeds United, sometimes with Italian, French and Spanish clubs.' They say that 'finally, the Russian club Zenit St Petersburg was also present.' Cunha was signed for 18 million euros from RB Leipzig but the Berliner Kurier says the 22-year-old's value had already doubled before the Olympics final and that his price would soar further if he won gold. He did, and he also scored. It remains to be seen what happens next but the report says that there 'are many indications that despite a contract until 2025, he will no longer play for the capital club at all.'

SPL side want Whites youngster - and O’Brien keen on Leeds move - report

SPL side Motherwell want to sign Whites youngster Robbie Gotts according to a report by The Sun on Sunday. They also say that Salford City are interested, not surprisingly as he spent the second half of last season on loan there. Gotts has not featured in pre-season. The Sun on Sunday also claim that reported Whites target Lewis O’Brien is keen on a move to Leeds and that the main stumbling block is the fee with the Terriers reportedly looking for £10m.

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Leeds interested in Fulham winger - report

Leeds are interested in 18-year-old Fulham winger Fabio Carvalho who has turned down a new contract offer from the Cottagers and has just year left on his current deal, according to a report from The Mail. The report claims that West Ham, Norwich City and Porto are also showing interest in the teen who was born in Lisbon but is an England under-18s international.

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Lewis O’Brien claims

The Mail on Sunday claim that Leeds have had a £3m bid for midfielder Lewis O'Brien rejected by Huddersfield Town. The claim that Leeds are set to return with an improved offer.

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