Date: 1st July 2019 at 5:46pm
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Anxiety had been growing in Yorkshire due to the lack of signings made at Elland Road. Following Leeds play-off woes it was hoped by many Leeds fans that the club would kick on and challenge for promotion again next season. With the announcement that manager Marcelo Bielsa would be staying at Leeds early in the summer, many Leeds fans felt the squad needed a refresh this transfer window. The rumoured signings for Leeds are the return of Jack Harrison from Manchester City for another loan spell, defender Ben White on loan from Brighton and Hove Albion and Helder Costa from Wolves. Step forward Phil Hay, who brought the news of three potential new faces at the club this summer which sent Leeds fans ballistic.

With Leeds losing Jack Clarke to Spurs and come the end of Harrison’s initial loan spell it was imperative that the Yorkshire club reinforced their wide areas. Another key area that needed strengthening for Leeds was at the heart of defence with Liam Cooper and Pontus Jansson picking up injuries throughout the season which at times left Leeds with no senior centre backs available for selection.

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