Leeds United transfer news: Whites 'give up' amid mounting exit talk, Cut-price raid in pipeline

Leeds United kept their impressive run of form going with a hardfought 0-0 draw against Manchester United on Sunday afternoon.

Monday, 26th April 2021, 8:05 am
Elland Road. (Photo by Peter Powell - Pool/Getty Images)

The Whites played host to their bitter rivals for a clash in which neither side could ultimately find a breakthrough.

For Leeds, however, it means that they have taken five points from a possible nine against Manchester City, Liverpool, and United in their last three matches.

Sunday’s result also left them ninth in the table with just five games left to play.

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Newcastle United and Fulham have joined Rangers in the race for Dutch centre-back Danilho Doekhi. (Football Insider) (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Marcelo Bielsa was left extremely pleased with his side’s efforts too.

Speaking after the game, he said: "It was a very demanding game for us.

"For the game not to become unbalanced the team made a massive effort. This effort allowed the game not to become unbalanced. I insist I value a lot everything we did so the game didn't become unbalanced.

"What was moving was the effort the team made. A game like today, if we didn't bring this big energy we wouldn't be able to balance it.

Bristol City player Saikou Janneh has emerged as a surprise summer target for Premier League-bound Norwich City and Watford plus top-flight side Brighton & Hove Albion. (The Sun) (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

"It's true as the game grew the spaces opened up and there was more clarity for us to go and think we could attack.

"But I think the draw was a sufficient reward given how the game went."

Leeds’ next match will be against Brighton on Saturday afternoon, with the Seagulls losing to Sheffield United last time out.

We’ve gathered the best of today’s Premier League speculation involving Leeds United and the rest of their Premier League rivals below...

Newcastle United are among the clubs interested in signing Tammy Abraham from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. (TEAMtalk) (Photo by Adrian Dennis - Pool/Getty Images)
Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is convinced that Harry Kane will not leave the club this summer despite big speculation over his future. (Goal) (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)
Kevin Campbell is delighted Arsenal are closing in on the permanent capture of Mat Ryan for a fee in the region of £3-5million. The former striker said the likely fee is “cheap money” and would represent “really smart” business by the club. (Football Insider) (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)
Ajax are willing to sell Leeds United target Nicolas Tagliafico for a knockdown £13million. Manchester City and Inter Milan are also keen. (Daily Mail) (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)
In a surprise admission, Paul Heckingbottom has insisted he expects Sander Berge to remain a Sheffield United player next season despite attracting interest from some of the Premier League’s leading clubs. (Sheffield Star ) (Photo by OLI SCARFF/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)
Leeds United have given up hope of keeping hold of Ezgjan Alioski after he rejected a new contract. (Football Insider) (Photo by Jon Super - Pool/Getty Images)
Manchester United will look to Burnley stopper Tom Heaton as a potential goalkeeping option this summer. (The Sun) (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)