A report has linked Leeds United with Championship midfielder Marcus Tavernier but it will not be easy for Leeds to acquire the player, however, as three other Premier League sides are keen.
The latest on Tavernier
According to TEAMtalk, Middlesbrough have brushed off a number of enquiries for Tavernier. Everton, Leicester and Wolves have all registered their interest. Meanwhile, Leeds are thought to be keeping tabs on him too.
The update emphasises that Tavernier is not in a hurry to leave Teesside and that the player would only consider a move at this moment if the Championship side accepted a bid.
This news will be a blow for Leeds
The club were only monitoring the young star, but these latest reports could definitely be a blow for the club.
He is clearly an attacking threat as he has managed on average 1.8 shots, 1.4 key passes and 1.2 successful dribbles a match. What is so good about the young player is that he is good in defence as well as attack, as proven by the fact that he has made 1.8 tackles per game.
These stats highlight that the player, who has featured 15 times for the England U20’s, has great potential and that he may be able succeed in the Premier League in the near future.
Therefore, the fact that three other Premier League sides are interested, combined with the fact that Boro are not listening to enquiries, could be a blow for Leeds as it looks like it will be very hard to acquire the young talent.
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