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Leeds United transfer rumours: Bielsa still keen on long-term target, Talks opened for Whites-linked midfielder

The rumour mill continues to grind at Elland Road.

Sunday, 18th July 2021, 9:23 am

Yesterday we brought you the news that super agent Jorge Mendes could be brokering a deal that would see winger Helder Costa leave Leeds United in the coming weeks.

The former Wolves man only signed a permanent deal with the Whites last term, but has already slipped down the pecking order, and could be headed for the door marked exit – especially if a fresh report claiming one La Liga club in particular are keen to snap him up.

Elsewhere, Patrick Bamford is still yet to put pen to paper on a new deal, but there seems to be little concern about him leaving the club any time soon.

The 27-year-old is out of contract next summer, but has recently commented on his situation at Elland Road, and is seemingly more than content with his lot.

“The only club I’ve been at longer was Chelsea but I was always on loan and stuff there,” he told the YEP.

“I think this time round is probably the most settled I’ve been. I love living in the area, I love the club, it’s like a family in football. I can’t speak highly enough of how everything has gone.

"It couldn’t have gone any better. I had a little bit of a sticky start with the injury but since then it’s all been uphill.”

Another day has brought another fresh batch of transfer speculation, and we’ve gathered the best of the Premier League’s hottest gossip for you below…

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