Youngsters face possible exits as Leeds United close in on midfielder and work on deal for 'new Virgil van Dijk'

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ON THE MOVE? Leeds United's Ian Poveda could be set for a loan spell away from Elland Road. Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

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Whites close in on new midfielder

Leeds have reportedly made contact with Burnley over a potential move for midfielder Josh Brownhill. (TeamTalk).

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However, the Whites are reportedly closing in on a deal for Huddersfield Town star Lewis O’Brien. (Telegraph).

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Leeds United edge closer to midfielder deal, Whites make approach for £15m EPL s...

A number of Whites youngsters could be leaving the club before the summer transfer window closes whilst on the incomings side, Leeds are continuing to work on a deal to take left-sided centre-half Leo Hjelde from Celtic Park.

The 17-year-old has been dubbed the 'new Virgil van Dijk' north of the border.

Leeds United writer Joe Urquhart caught up with former Whites defender Paddy Kisnorbo for an in depth and exclusive interview.

Read his piece HEREKnives out too easy for Bielsa

Leeds United's hammering at Manchester United was not surprisingly and quite rightly met with lots of criticism.

But some of it, particularly for Whites head coach Bielsa, was a tad over the top. Chief football writer Graham Smyth explains more HEREPre-Everton press conference day

Marcelo Bielsa will be holding his pre-Everton press conference today as Leeds work their way towards their first home game of the new Premier League season.

Keep up tp date with all the latest Whites news throughout the day at our live blog HERESummer recruit reveals first impressions of new Leeds United team-mates

Sean McGurk hopes a tight-knit group led by head coach Mark Jackson can help Leeds United's Under-23s squad to more success.

Read what the Whites youngster had to say HERE

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