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Leeds: Sky Sports drop on-air midfielder update

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Sky Sports have claimed live-on-air that Leeds United are keen to add to their midfield options during the January transfer window.

The Lowdown: First through the door…

The Whites have already secured their first addition of 2022 in striker Mateo Joseph Fernandez. The club announced on Tuesday evening that the 18-year-old has joined from Spanish side Espanyol and has penned a three-and-a-half-year contract in Yorkshire.

How many signings should Leeds make in January?









Fernandez will go straight into Mark Jackson’s Under-23 side, with attentions now turning to some senior signings for Marcelo Bielsa, who has a number of star players out injured, one of which being Kalvin Phillips.

The Latest: Sky Sports claim

Sky Sports shared a clip from their live transfer centre show on their online blog (January 4, 11:02).

When it came to Leeds, as relayed by MOT Leeds News, reliable reporter Dharmesh Sheth said:

“Leeds United, they want to strengthen in midfield but the chief executive, Angus Kinnear, admits it’s a big challenge to recruit in this month.”

The Verdict: Who could come in?

Victor Orta is thought to be after defensive and attacking midfielders this month, with a number of players linked in recent weeks.

Former Leeds man Ronaldo Vieira has been rumoured to make a return, whereas journalists have addressed possible moves for summer targets Lewis O’Brien and Nahitan Nandez.

Leeds could do with making early progress this month when it comes to bolstering their midfield ranks, especially with a crunch clash with relegation rivals Newcastle United on January 22, so hopefully, by that point, Bielsa will have at least one new midfielder to call upon.

In other news: Journalist makes big Leeds exit claim over ‘incredible’ star. 

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