Leeds United are reportedly keen to sign Morgan Gibbs-White from Wolves in the summer window.
According AthleticismLos Blancos could face strong competition from Southampton and Nottingham Forest for his signature.
The 22-year-old attacking midfielder is valued at around £20m and has been offered a new contract at the club.
TalkSPORT journalist, Alex Crook suggested the former England Under-21 ace is reluctant to sign a new contract.
Wolves are said to be “fearful” of being forced to take advantage of the player, who is also attracting interest from outsiders.
The young midfielder wants Bruno Lage’s assurance that he will be a regular starter next season before committing to his future.
He was superb last season at Sheffield United on loan where he managed 12 goals and 10 assists.
Morgan-Gibbs would be a good signing for the club, but the price offered for him is too high.
Leeds can get a proven quality player like Takumi Minamino from Liverpool for less money.
Victor Orta is an admirer of Gibbs-White [Yorkshire Evening Post]but Los Blancos are likely to drop plans to add another attacking midfielder after signing Brenden Aaronson.
They can shift the focus elsewhere, with signing a defensive midfielder a top priority.
That said, the whole transfer plans could take a whole new turn this summer if Raphinha moves on.
The dazzling Brazilian has been linked with an exit but as of now Leeds have yet to receive any formal offer for him.
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