Leeds United transfer news: Coyle staying put, McKinstry targeted and Shaughnessy in Scotland
Leeds United will allow Lewie Coyle to remain at Fleetwood Town for the rest of the season, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post. The talented full-back has been in fine form for the League One club this season and his current deal expires on the 2nd January.
Despite Leeds looking short at the back in recent times, they have decided the best move for the 23-year-old is to remain at Highbury Stadium until the end of the season.
Coyle has been an ever-present for the Cod Army this season.
Leeds are chasing Motherwell youngster Stuart McKinstry in a January deal, according to the Scottish Sun.
The 16-year-old talent is highly rated at Fir Park but Leeds’ financial clout could see them lure the teenager away.
A deal of £400,000 is being mooted with McKinstry seemingly a player for the future. j
Conor Shaughnessy is set to leave Leeds on loan for the rest of the season. Edinburgh Live reports that the Irish under-21 defender is on the verge of joining Hearts on loan.
The 22-year-old was in the Scottish capital over the weekend to watch Hearts in action agead of the move.
Shaughnessy has struggled with ankle problems this year and is not in Marcelo Bielsa’s immediate plans.
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