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Leeds: Journalist provides damaging Nahitan Nandez update

Leeds: Journalist provides damaging Nahitan Nandez update - Leeds United

Leeds United target Nahitan Nandez now looks all set to join Inter Milan on loan this summer, according to reliable journalist Fabrizio Romano.

The Lowdown: Leeds keen on signing Nandez

The Whites will be hoping to improve on their ninth-place finish in the Premier League next season, possibly even pushing for Europe this time around.

Some top players may need to arrive for that to happen, however, and Nandez is one individual who has been heavily linked with a move to Elland Road.

The Cagliari midfielder is seen as someone who can bolster Marcelo Bielsa’s options in the middle of the park with high level experience, having won 41 caps for Uruguay to date.

The Latest: Romano delivers fatal blow

Unfortunately, Romano seems to have put paid to Leeds’ hopes of signing the 25-year-old, taking to Twitter to confirm that a loan move to Serie A champions Inter is on the cards:

“Inter have opened talks with Cagliari to sign Nahitan Nandez on loan.”

The Verdict: Shame to miss out

Nandez is a ferocious midfielder who averaged 1.8 tackles per game in the league last season, as well as enjoying four goal contributions (two goals and assists apiece).

It is a blow for Leeds to miss out on such a key summer target and Bielsa will now need to look elsewhere for an alternative.

While the likes of Kalvin Phillips and Stuart Dallas are undisputed key starters, Leeds could do with more depth in midfield, in order for the squad to remain fresh as the season goes on – of the nine top flight matches Phillips missed last term, the Whites lost seven of them.

In other news, Leeds are reportedly still interested in signing one defender this summer. Find out who it is here.

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