Leeds United transfer news: Whites to turn down interest for key man, Serie A midfielder linked

Leeds United will be looking to round off a solid return to life in the Premier League when they face West Brom on Sunday.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 10:50 am
Leeds United huddle at Elland Road ahead of kick-off. Pic: Getty

The Whites are now guaranteed a top half finish following their 2-0 win over Southampton in midweek, and will be hoping to give supporters a show as they make a long-awaited return to Elland Road too following a considerable period of absence as a consequence of the Coronavirus pandemic.

It will be an emotional day in LS11, with promotion heroes Pablo Hernandez and Gaetano Berardi set to bid farewell to the club as they move onto the next chapters in their careers this summer.

"When I came I remember knowing it was to a big club in England, but for different reasons in the last years could not be in the Premier League, they had a lot of problems," Hernandez said of his departure.

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Chelsea are ready to offer several players, including forward Tammy Abraham and keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in a player-plus-cash offer for Tottenham's Harry Kane. (ESPN)

"I couldn't imagine when I arrived that I could feel this from the fans, it's unbelievable. I think when they see I give my best, 100 per cent every day, they love this type of player.

"This is the end of my way here in Leeds after five years but I am very happy with what I've done here, what I've done for the club and what the club and these fans have done for me.

They have one more fan in Spain and I continue following this club, I'll watch the games and try to support this team for the rest of my life."

We’ve gathered the best of today’s Premier League transfer speculation below...

Man City will open new contract talks with Raheem Sterling this summer despite the forward losing his place in the side in recent weeks. (Telegraph)
Sergio Aguero has agreed a two-year deal to join Barcelona when his Manchester City contract expires at the end of the season. (Guardian)
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac is set to leave the club this summer, with Schalke and Lazio leading the chase. (Football.London)
Leeds are expecting to receive offers for Spainish international defender Diego Llorente this summer but have no intention of selling. (Various)
Manchester United could make a move for Southampton striker Danny Ings in the summer to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's attack. (Telegraph)
Tottenham are looking at interim Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic to take over as their new manager. (Bild)
Leeds and West Ham will reportedly come up against Inter Milan, Roma and Napoli in the hunt for £30m-rated Cagliari man Nahitan Nandez. (Corriere dello Sport)
Arsenal have made a bid for Sander Berge but Championship-bound Sheffield United want at least £25.8m and a sell-on fee. (London.Football)
Liverpool are unlikely to turn Ozan Kabak's loan from Schalke into a permanent deal this summer with RB Leipzig considering a move for the defender. (Mail)