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    Leeds United transfer news – Lewis Bate in, links with two other youngsters

    Leeds United seal deal for Chelsea’s Lewis Bate

    Leeds United continued their recruitment drive at all levels this summer when they concluded a deal for Chelsea youth standout Lewis Bate for an undisclosed fee while securing him on a 3-year contract.

    Bate was a key fixture in the Chelsea youth academy set-up for a decade which culminated in his captaining the club in the youth FA Cup final as well as helping the U23’s to a runner-up finish in the Premier League 2 Division 1.

    Though he will begin his period at Elland Road in the U23 set-up, Bate could very well make a breakthrough into the first-team under Marcelo Bielsa sooner rather than later, with the England youth international being unanimously recognized as one of the Blues’ best young products in the current crop. With Chelsea set to lose up to five from their vaunted academy ranks to other Premier League outfits, other questions will be asked amongst the fanbase.

    Conor Gallagher targeted for loan move after West Brom success

    Marcelo Bielsa is set to battle new Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira for the services of young Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher this summer.

    Gallagher is coming off a credible 2020-21 Premier League campaign with West Bromwich Albion where, despite Brum being relegated to the Championship, Gallagher shone well throughout the campaign and ended up making 32-appearances across all competitions, thirty of which came in the Premier League.

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    At the moment, Leeds United only has three established central midfielders in the first-team through Kalvin Phillips, Mateusz Klich, and Adam Forshaw, with Jamie Shackleton, Jordan Stevens, and Robbie Gotts all still just 21-years-old. Gallagher could certainly come into the Elland Road outfit and immediately be viewed as a core midfield asset for the upcoming season, with Chelsea not being open to any permanent offers for the player.

    Victor Orta doing Leeds United proud in pursuit of Kristoffer Klaesson

    Leeds United director of football Victor Orta has been turning heads during his jaunt across the North Sea to Norway in a bid to secure a deal for highly-touted U21 international goalkeeper Kristoffer Klaesson.

    The 20-year-old shot-stopper has already logged 57-appearances for his boyhood club despite his tender age, and with the Whites looking for a number 2 after backup keeper Kiko Casilla left on loan to Elche for the duration of the upcoming season, Orta has looked to pounce on another budding young keeper after the clubs’ success in bringing in Illan Meslier first on loan in 2019, and then on a full deal last summer.

    Any deal for Klaesson is not expected to be more than a few million pounds, but the club still faces a challenge in securing a work permit for the youngster given the new transfer rules in place in the Premier League post-Brexit.


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