News – UK – Leeds United have reportedly expanded knowledge of the French market with current interest


Leeds United are among a number of clubs linked with a move for Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare this summer

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Leeds United have been provisionally linked with a move to LOSC Lille defensive midfielder Boubakary Soumare

The 21-year-old is highly regarded in football circles and caught the attention of the Premier League ahead of this season

Leeds appear to be the newest club reportedly in the running for the versatile midfielder The club are expected to add a number of players to the summer transfer window to help strengthen Marcelo Bielsa’s squad

Many names are still associated with a move to Elland Road This is the kind of transfer rumor that constitutes a carousel

Below, LeedsLive takes a look at all the transfer news and rumors of a possible deal for the French

Football Insider Report Leeds could be in the running this summer to sign Boubakary Soumare with a rating of £ 35m

The 21-year-old is a good distributor as well as a box-to-box presence that could give Leeds United the opportunity to use him as a Kalvin Phillips alternative or as a replacement for Mateusz Klich

Leeds in and out summer business remains under wraps for now, but if Marcelo Bielsa wants to add quality and keep his squad thin there will be departures

Leeds won’t be alone if they want to close a deal for Soumare Reports say a £ 45m bid for the midfielder was turned down at Newcastle United last year However, given his consistency over the past two seasons, there will be a number of more reputable clubs for Soumare

Also, Soumare’s contract with the Normandy club will expire in June 2022, meaning this summer will be the last opportunity to get maximum value on any outgoing deal

France has gotten into a potential financial crisis in recent months with the collapse of a billion-dollar television rights deal

MediaPro renounced its agreement to broadcast the Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 games only three months after the start of the season and let the French football authorities find a rescue solution. The resolution shows the clubs a large deficit in their financial statements, which may not come until the will be visible next year

Proactive clubs may choose to outsource their best players sooner rather than later in order to protect themselves from the effects of this loss of TV revenue and to protect their players’ values ​​

LeedsLive covered the looming crisis and what it could mean for Leeds United at the start of this season

Self-proclaimed transfer expert Fabrizio Romano has also weighed Soumare’s interest and stated that Leicester City is in pole position to sign Soumare

Soumare has also been referred to as the “new Pogba” by the Daily Mail in the past The two players are very different indeed, although MailSport has adopted Soumare’s style However, the report shows that Manchester City was interested as early as 2018

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News – UK – Leeds United reportedly has an in-depth knowledge of the French market with current interest