Leeds United will sell defender Lewie Coyle in the January transfer window, that is according to a report from Football Insider.
The 24-year-old is currently on loan at League One outfit Fleetwood Town and has actually been at Highbury for the last season and a half.
Indeed, he spent the entire of the 18/19 campaign with the Cod Army (Transfermarkt) and has returned for a second spell this year.
However, his loan agreement is due to expire in January which means that Leeds have a decision to make about his future.
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Football Insider report that he won’t return to Elland Road to play in the winter transfer window. Instead, Leeds will look to either sell the player or offload him on loan once again before his contract with the club expires in the summer.
Fleetwood manager Joey Barton rates Coyle highly, so staying with them on loan could be option. But with this being the last time the Whites can command any sort of fee for their academy graduate, they may explore selling him before agreeing to let him leave on loan again.
Coyle has actually played really well in his loan spell at Fleetwood. This season alone he has started 15 games in League One and has provided four assists from right-back (Transfermarkt).
It is, therefore, a little surprising that Leeds are so willing to allow the 24-year-old to leave, but with them gunning for promotion to the Premier League, it seems that they feel he isn’t good enough to go on that journey with them.
He would certainly be an outstanding signing for Fleetwood, either on loan or on a permanent deal. And with him now being familiar with the set up at Highbury, this move could suit all parties.
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