Uruguay international midfielder 'ready' to join Leeds United as Stoke-born Copa America star is linked to Whites

LEEDS United are counting down the days to the new Premier League season and hoping to push on after last season's superb ninth-placed finish.

Thursday, 24th June 2021, 9:47 am
Updated Thursday, 24th June 2021, 9:48 am

It's a busy summer given the continued transfer speculation and the club's involvement at the Euros so the Yorkshire Evening Post brings you all the latest big Whites headlines here in one place.

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Uruguay international midfielder 'ready' to join Whites

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FACING THE BEST: Stoke-born Blackburn Rovers forward but now Chile international Ben Brereton vies for the ball with Argentina's Nicolas Otamendi, left, and Nicolas Tagliafico, right, during this summer's Copa America. Photo by MAURO PIMENTEL/AFP via Getty Images.

Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez is reportedly close to making a move to Elland Road, with the Uruguay international midfielder 'ready' to complete the switch according to Sardinia outlet L'Unione Sarda.

Reports from Germany have also linked Leeds with VfL Wolfsburg winger Josip Brekalo. The £13m-rated ace is also believed to be on the respective transfer shortlists of Everton and Serie A side Napoli. (Sport Witness).

Read all of the latest Leeds United and Premier League transfer rumours at our round up HERESupporters Club propose Elland Road 'Wall of Noise' akin to Dortmund's

Leeds United Supporters Club have written to Whites CEO Angus Kinnear with 70 proposals for Elland Road development, including the biggest kop stand in the country.

The development of the Don Revie [North] stand to enable a ‘Wall of Noise’ akin to the Yellow Wall at Borussia Dortmund’s Signal Iduna Park in Leeds’ twin city is chief among the suggestions from the Supporters Club.

Read all about their exciting plans HEREIn the meantime, Leeds United's plans to increase Elland Road's capacity to 55,000 have been given a boost. Read why HEREWhites linked to Championship-based Copa America star

Reports in the Chilean media are suggesting that Leeds are keeping tabs on a player who is excelling in the Copa America but who was born in Stoke-on-Trent and plys his trade for Blackburn Rovers.

Read all of the latest Leeds United transfer news at our live blog throughout the day HEREEuros meeting of Whites team mates on the cards

The group stages of the summer's European Championships were concluded on Wednesday evening and there were contrasting fortunes for Whites stars.

Read about the heartache suffered by Polish international midfielder Mateusz Klich HERE but Robin Koch's relief HERE as the Whites defender set up a meeting with club team mate and England international Kalvin Phillips.

Fellow Whites centre-back Diego Lllorente also delivered a message after not being named on the bench for Spain's group stage finale. Read what he had to say HERE

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