Leeds United are reportedly keeping a close eye on many midfielders across the Europe.
According to the football transfer rumours in British media, Leeds United are preparing move for Swansea City midfielder Yan Dhanda.
The England international joined Swansea City from Liverpool on a free transfer in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2022.
The midfielder has banged in one goal and provided two assists in 14 matches for Swansea this term on all fronts.
Dhanda has represented England at Under-17 level, winning 4 caps and scoring one goal.
His performances have seen him become the target of many Premier League clubs including Leeds.
Marcelo Bielsa wants to sign a new midfielder and Dhanda is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.
Leeds have built a reputation for recruiting young talent from within UK, predominantly targeting those with sell-on value and immense potential.
Bielsa is a long term admirer of Dhanda and believes he can get the most out of the England international.
Leeds are desperate to make an impact in the winter transfer window.
Yan Dhanda would provide a good variety to Leeds United’s midfield.
According to the report,”Leeds United are eyeing Swansea City midfielder Yan Dhanda. The Daily Mail says Leeds are interested in signing Dhanda this month. The 22-year-old midfielder has proved influential so far in the Swans’ campaign, with the Welsh club right in the hunt for Championship promotion. Dhanda, formerly of Liverpool, is attracting interest from the Whites, as well as Bournemouth – as they prepare to lose David Brooks. As for Leeds, manager Marcelo Bielsa is considering the possibility of losing Tyler Roberts this month, and Dhanda has reportedly been eyed as a possible replacement.”
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The Swans are not in a position where they need to sell and would like to keep hold of the midfielder, but right offer may force the club to consider a deal.
Yan Dhanda ideal fit for Leeds United?
If Yan Dhanda is available for the right price, then he could be a clever acquisition for Leeds.
Yan Dhanda has all the skillset required to be a success story at Leeds. Therefore, it makes sense for Marcelo Bielsa to step up his attempts to bring the England midfielder to Premier League side.
The 22-year-old is certainly a player that would strengthen the current Leeds squad and would be a good buy in the winter transfer window.
It will be interesting to see whether Leeds United will make their move during the winter transfer window.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.