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Leeds United round-up: Pennington return?, Harrison imminent and Vieira’s shock exit

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Leeds United round-up: Pennington return?, Harrison imminent and Vieira’s shock exit

A selection of the latest news and gossip from Leeds United.

Penny for your thoughts?

Leeds United are interested in bringing Matthew Pennington back to the club on loan this season, according to the Liverpool Echo.

Leeds had the Everton defender on loan last season and, despite impressing when playing, he spent most of the season on the treatment table.

But Leeds are said to still be keen on having him back at Elland Road for the season. Wigan Athletic are also interested and will provide competition for his signature.

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Harrison in

Leeds are closing in on the loan signing of Jack Harrison from Manchester City. According to the Yorkshire Post, the England under-21 international is set to join on a season-long loan from the Etihad.

Marcelo Bielsa has a good relationship with City boss Pep Guardiola which has reportedly helped facilitate this deal.

 

Leeds are also closing in on the £7 million recruitment of Middlesbrough forward Patrick Bamford.

Vieira off

Leeds are however set to lose one of their top talents, with Ronaldo Vieira on his way to Sampdoria.

The England under-21 midfielder is reportedly on his way to Genoa to secure a move to Serie A this evening.

Sky Sports are reporting, that Vieira will move for an overall fee in the region of £6.2 million, in a deal that will shock many Leeds fans.

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