Leeds United make increased bid for RB Salzburg midfielder Brenden Aaronson

Leeds United have made an increased second bid for RB Salzburg midfielder Brenden Aaronson.

By Lee Sobot
Friday, 21st January 2022, 6:25 pm

The Austrian Bundesliga leaders knocked back the Whites’ initial bid, believed to be in the region of £15m.

But Leeds have reportedly returned with a second, improved offer of £20m.

Whites head coach Marcelo Bielsa was asked about Aaronson at Thursday's pre-Newcastle United press conference - what he knew about the 21-year-old USA international and why he would be suitable for the way United play.

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FRESH BID: Reportedly made by Leeds United for Red Bull Salzburg's USA international midfielder Brenden Aaronson, above. Photo by RONNY HARTMANN/AFP via Getty Images

Bielsa said: "I prefer to speak about the player when it’s not a hypothetical possibility but when he’s actually our player."

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