Graham Smyth publishes exciting news on Leeds move
The Yorkshire Evening Post’s Graham smyth has posted an exciting update on Victor Orta and Leeds United’s current transfer plans.
What is the story?
With the Premier League season now firmly in the rearview mirror, Marcelo Bielsa’s side can anticipate the summer transfer window, and it looks like Orta has already set things in motion judging by Smyth’s claims in behind the scenes.
He mentionned: “Orta and his team are watching a lot, a lot of players. They’re learning about a lot of players – he’s talking to five right now with hopes of bringing three to Elland Road this summer.
How many signings do Leeds United need?
5 or more
“Some of the calls they will make will be for players who could be on alternate back-up plans if the priority signings fail and some are not a realistic target at the moment, but it’s worth checking and registering if not- what a hint of interest., just in case – Raphinha is living, breathable, striking and muscular proof of that.
Fans will be delighted
The news that Orta is already ‘talking’ to five players right now, so soon after the end of the season, is some exciting read for Leeds fans who will want to see their club make their transfers sooner rather than later.
With the upcoming EUROs posing an additional challenge in terms of recruiting and trying to get them settled into their new clubs, closing the deals early will give Leeds a head start as other teams scramble to try to facilitate navigation for their managers.
The first signings will give Bielsa and the club’s fans a clear idea of where they stand ahead of the preseason, and the fact that Orta is in communication with five players suggests there is going to be movement and comebacks. important to Leeds.
This is exactly why Leeds fans will be thrilled.
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