Leeds United transfer news: Whites interested in Algerian international midfielder - report

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Leeds looking at Algerian international midfielder - report

Leeds are reportedly looking to sign 28-year-old Algerian international attacking midfielder Farid Boulaya from Metz according to journalist Mohamed Toubache-Ter. He claims that Leeds as well as two very good clubs in Italy and Spain have expressed their interest in the attacking midfielder who could leave for 4.5m euros.

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