Leeds: Whites to make Jack Harrison decision later today
Leeds United are ‘set to make a decision later today’ on Jack Harrison’s future, with Leicester City ‘still pushing to sign’ the player, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The Lowdown: Conflicting reports
Harrison’s future has been a hot topic of conversation in recent days, with Leicester City making a £20m offer for the winger. The Whites rejected that opening bid from the Foxes, although reports have now claimed that Leeds are willing to listen to offers for the 26-year-old.
He is into the final 18 months of his Elland Road contract, and with Diego Llorente set to join AS Roma, Romano has shared a deadline day update on another possible first-team exit in the Leeds winger.
The Latest: Romano’s update
Taking to Twitter, Romano said that Brendan Rodgers’ side are still pushing to sign Harrison, with Leeds ‘set to make a decision later today’. The transfer expert added that a move could depend on the Whites bringing in a replacement.
Romano tweeted: “Understand Leicester are now still pushing to sign Jack Harrison as negotiations continue. Leeds United, set to make a decision later today. Deal will also depend on Leeds chances to sign new offensive player in the final hours of the window.”
The Verdict: Keep him?
A potential attacking target for Leeds on deadline day is AS Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo, with journalist Daniele Longo claiming that a loan offer with an obligation to buy has been tabled.
However, the 23-year-old has contributed to just one Serie A goal in 13 appearances this season, with Harrison comfortably outperforming the Italy international in recent months, as per WhoScored.
Jesse Marsch also appears to be open to keeping Harrison at Elland Road, so if the player is happy to stay in Yorkshire, it could make sense to keep the winger, who has shown his versatility by playing as an attacking midfielder recently.