A busy day at Leeds United, the fans react

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Well, yesterday was interesting. It all started off so positively, only to end up with the news that Lewis Cook is set to have a medical at Bournemouth. It all started with this

and then the meltdown began…








I even found some corkers on Facebook…


So yeah, a good day ruined as-per-usual at Leeds, but you never know, a lot can change in 24 hours…

Leeds set to sign attacking midfielder

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According to multiple sources, Kemar Roofe is set to be Leeds’ next signing, he can play in pretty much any forward role and would probably suit us best as a winger. I know many of you probably won’t take my word for it but I wouldn’t write this unless I was very confident, obviously things can change but as it stands I expect him to sign by early next week at the latest. This for me would be a very ambitious signing, first of all it would actually cost money, but mainly because he’s a player we would usually lose out on, if we actually landed him, we’d have a very exciting player on our hands. You can check out some of his best goals from this season here

Leeds set to sign former West Ham Keeper

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As the Euros are drawing to a close and the released and retained lists have been finalised, it’s time to start looking at the free agents that could do a job. This is more important at Leeds than at most clubs, as you can tell by the amount of loans we’re going for, we clearly aren’t blessed with money. I would much rather see free agents signing for us than loans, we haven’t exactly been successful with loans. Here are five that I would sign.

Premier League duo after Leeds defender

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According to talkSPORT, Leeds United defender and vice-captain Liam Cooper is the target of Premier League sides West Brom and Burnley.

Cooper, who joined Leeds from Chesterfield in 2014 for £600,000, has been by far Leeds’ most consistent central defender since his arrival and has made 62 appearances for the Whites.

Now the defender, who made his Scotland debut at the end of last season, could be set for a move to England’s top-flight. I certainly don’t think Cooper would be out of place in the Premier League but I really don’t want him to leave Elland Road. I can see him forming a great partnership with Kyle Bartley next season as long as both stay injury free.

Would you like to see Leeds cash in on Cooper? Let us know.

Four Swansea players who could do a job for Leeds

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Whenever a manager joins a new club, they are always linked with players of their former club. With Garry Monk this is no different. Monk has already nabbed Kyle Bartley on a season-long loan, we look at who else Leeds could potentially sign from Swansea this summer.

Marvin Emnes

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Having been frozen out of the Swansea squad since Monk’s departure last season, Emnes could be set to drop down a division, and what could be better than linking up with a previous manager. He has Championship experience with Middlesbrough, where he scored 24 goals in 142 games. Not a great scoring record but he’s certainly a player who could bring more than just goals to Monk’s side.

Bianchi departs – will Bellusci follow?

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Midfielder Tommaso Bianchi today completed a permanent move back to his native Italy, signing a deal with Serie B side Ascoli. Bianchi was on loan at the Italian club last year and they have taken up the opportunity to turn his loan into a permanent deal.

Bianchi joined Leeds in the Summer of 2014, signing a four-year deal from Sassuolo. He made 24 appearances in his first season, but really struggled to adapt to life in England and never got going. He didn’t make a single appearance during the first six months of last season before joining Ascoli in January.

Meanwhile Giuseppe Bellusci is close to completing a move to Empoli. The 26-year-old will join the Serie A side on a season-long loan with the option of a permanent transfer at the end of the deal. Bellusci signed for Leeds in 2014 but it looks like his time at Elland Road is close to ending. He made 61 appearances for Leeds and scored 2 goals, including a brilliant free-kick against Bournemouth.

Leeds offer deal to ex-Watford defender

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After completing the signing of Marcus Antonsson from Kalmar on a three-year deal, Leeds United have been linked with another Swedish player in the form of Joel Ekstrand.

Ekstrand was released by Watford at the end of last season and would be a free transfer should he sign for United. At 6ft 2in, Ekstrand would be a tall unit at the heart of United’s defence. He has plenty of Championship experience and made a total of 97 competitive appearances for the Hornets. Ekstrand was a member of their 2014/2015 promotion winning side but due to an injury against Ipswich in March 2015, didn’t make a single Premier League appearance.

Having started his career at Swedish side, Helsingborgs IF, Ekstrand joined Udinese in 2011. He managed just 18 appearances for the Italian side in a two-year spell. Ekstrand initially joined Watford on a season-long loan which was made permanent in 2013 after a successful season where they missed out on automatic promotion on the final day of the season.

I’d be more than happy if Leeds took a gamble on Ekstrand, he’s got experience and seems like a no nonsense defender. He would probably help Antonsson settle to life in England a little easier, either way it can’t be no worse than having Bellusci in defence, can it?

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