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Leeds: Matthew Sorinola rejects MK Dons deal

Leeds: Matthew Sorinola rejects MK Dons deal -Leeds United

Rumoured Leeds United target Matthew Sorinola has rejected a new deal at MK Dons, acting as a potential boost to the Whites.

The Lowdown: Sorinola impresses for MK Dons

The 20-year-old has shone for the League One club this season, making 23 starts in the league and enjoying a total of 40 appearances, in all competitions. Manager Russell Martin has hailed him as ‘excellent’ in the past, clearly rating him highly to utilise him so often at such a young age.

Sorinola has chipped in with one League One goal and four assists from left-back, with his performances leading to interest from a number of clubs.

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The Latest: Sorinola rejects new contract

According to TEAMtalk, Leeds are one of the sides keen on acquiring the youngster’s signature this summer, perhaps partly due to Ezgjan Alioski being expected to leave Elland Road.

Chelsea, Bournemouth and Norwich City are also mentioned in the report, as are Scottish Premiership heavyweights Rangers and Celtic, with the youngster allegedly deciding to quit Milton Keynes this summer as his ‘future lies elsewhere’.

The Verdict: Rival for Leif Davis?

Despite Sorinola’s quality, it would be a huge surprise if Marcelo Bielsa was targeting him as a regular next season, given his lack of experience.

A more established replacement for Alioski needs to come in, but the MK Dons man could rival Leif Davis for the backup spot, looking to prove they could be the long-term first-choice in the role.

The fact that the report states that Sorinola wants regular playing time suggests Leeds may want to avoid a move, however, allowing Davis and someone like Nicolas Tagliafico to dovetail with one another instead.

Another alternative could be to sign him and loan him back to a club lower down the English football ladder, so this feels like one to just keep an eye on for now.

In other news, one Leeds player has been tipped to leave the club this summer. Find out who it is here.


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