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'Sign him up, Would be a dream': Leeds fans react to rumours linking 26-year-old ace

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According to a report from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Swansea City are ready to sell Kyle Bartley in the summer transfer window.

Leeds United are heavily interested in signing the 26-year-old ace, but could face strong competition from Glasgow Rangers.

The Yorkshire club expected Swansea to hold on to Bartley, following their relegation from the Premier League, but fresh reports suggest that they are willing to listen to offers for him.

'We need a new legend': Leeds fans react to 20-year-old's Twitter post

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Leeds United full-back Tom Pearce has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after he was named in the England under 21 squad.

The England U21 squad was announced today for the annual Toulon tournament which begins at the end of this month. And Pearce has been included.

Report: Bruce keen on 27-cap international; face competition from Wolves and Leeds

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According to reports from Leeds Live, Aston Villa are leading the race to sign Hull City striker Abel Hernandez in the summer transfer window.

The Uruguayan international, who has 27 caps under his belt, joined Hull City for £10 million in 2014, but looks set to bring his four-year association with the Tigers to an end.

'He deserves a chance': Club president urges 25-year-old to sign for Leeds

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Carpi president Stefano Bonacini has suggested that striker Jerry Mbakogu should join Championship outfit Leeds United in the summer transfer window.

He added that the 25-year-old striker deserves a chance to play in England. Leeds have been heavily linked with a move for the Serie B striker since January.

Report: Leeds on alert after 32-year-old was told he can leave club

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United could be put on alert after David Stockdale told that he can leave Birmingham City this summer.

The report claims that the 32-year-old Leeds-born goalkeeper is preparing to quit St Andrews as Birmingham City boss Garry Monk is looking to rebuild his squad.

Leeds hold initial talks to sign former Arsenal player, 26-yr-old wants to join

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Leeds United are interested in signing the Swansea defender Kyle Bartley this summer.

As per the reports, they have already held preliminary talks with the Welsh club. Apparently, Leeds were optimistic about a deal but Swansea’s relegation could complicate matters.

The report adds that the former Arsenal player is keen on a return to Elland Road this summer and that could prove to be a big advantage for the Whites.

Gerrard wants in-demand West Ham player as his next Rangers signing

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Rangers are interested in signing the highly talented West Ham defender Reece Burke.

Steven Gerrard has already completed two signings since taking over at Ibrox and he is ready to move for his third target this summer.

The Scottish giants signed Scott Arfield from Burnley and Allan McGregor from Hull City earlier this week.

Leeds seal midfielder agreement, fans react: 'Looks like a young Sergio Busquets'

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Leeds United have agreed a new deal with the highly talented Spanish midfielder Oriol Rey.

The young midfielder has signed a two-year extension which will keep him at Elland Road until the end of 2019/20 season.

The 20-year-old join Leeds from Barcelona in the summer and he has been very impressive for the U23 side so far.

Fans welcome Leeds as controversial Myanmar tour nears end

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Mandalay (Myanmar) (AFP) – Football fans in Myanmar welcomed Leeds United to the second-biggest city on Friday, lauding the club for competing in the country while it faces global criticism over the treatment of the Rohingya minority.

The English Championship football side are wrapping up a four-day tour of friendly matches with a final game against Myanmar’s national team that kicked off on a hot evening in Mandalay.

Fans welcome Leeds as controversial Myanmar tour nears end

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Mandalay (Myanmar) (AFP) – Football fans in Myanmar welcomed Leeds United to the second-biggest city on Friday, lauding the club for competing in the country while it faces global criticism over the treatment of the Rohingya minority.

The English Championship football side are wrapping up a four-day tour of friendly matches with a final game against Myanmar’s national team that kicked off on a hot evening in Mandalay.

Report: Club end speculation on Leeds key man; Heckingbottom lining up three deals

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Spanish club Deportivo La Coruna have appointed Carmelo del Pozo as their new sporting director, and in the process ended talks of Victor Orta quitting Leeds United.

Orta, whose tenure at Leeds has been heavily scrutinised, was shortlisted by Deportivo for the vacant sporting director role.

Deal agreed for highly rated defender, Leeds United fans react: 'Cracking signing'

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Leeds United have agreed to a new deal with the highly talented young defender Bryce Hosannah.

The Championship outfit have confirmed the agreement on their official website and Hosannah has signed a new two-year deal which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2020.

The 19-year-old signed from Crystal Palace last summer and he has been very impressive for Carlos Corberan’s side this season.

Andrea Radrizzani posts four-word message on Twitter; Leeds fans respond

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Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani took to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after his company beat Sky Sports to the TV Rights of La Liga from the start of next season.

The Italian sports network, Eleven Sports, secured a three-year deal on Wednesday and in the process ended Sky’s long hold on Spanish football matches.

Report: Radrizzani made decision over key Leeds man's future last month

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Paul Heckingbottom has failed to turn around Leeds United’s fortunes, and has struggled to win over the Whites fans.

According to reports from The Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani held talks with Heckingbottom last month over his long term future.

Heckingbottom replaced Thomas Christiansen at Elland Road but under his management, Leeds have managed to pick up three wins in 15 matches.

Report: Leeds confident of meeting asking price for top summer target

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Leeds United are looking to sign Kyle Bartley in the summer, and they are increasingly confident of meeting the valuation of the Swansea defender.

According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds are confident they will be able to meet Bartley’s valuation. The same publication reported last month that the Whites are in talks with the Swans over the signing of the 26-year-old in the summer.

Report: Leeds open talks to sign 'top target' in summer; club will listen to bids

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United are in negotiation with Premier League club Swansea over the signing of Kyle Bartley in the summer transfer window.

Leeds have identified him as “a top target” for the forthcoming transfer window. The Whites are hoping to wrap up a move as quickly as possible after the end of the Championship season.

Report: Leeds consider striking a deal for 23-year-old ace in the summer

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United are looking to sign Matthew Pennington on a permanent deal from Everton this summer.

The 23-year-old has had loan spells with Tranmere, Coventry and Walsall before heading to Leeds in the summer, and has made 14 Championship starts.

Boost for Heckingbottom as Leeds set to complete best bit of summer business

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According to reports from the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United playmaker Pablo Hernandez is set to sign a new two-year contract with the club.

The 33-year-old has a contract at the club till 2018, but Leeds are looking to extend his stay. He is only two games away from the end of his current contract, and Leeds fans feared that he could leave on a free transfer.

20-year-old reacts to Leeds United win on Twitter

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Leeds United returned to winning ways last weekend after they registered a 2-1 victory over Championship strugglers Barnsley at Elland Road on Saturday.

It has been a hugely frustrating campaign for the Whites, and their performance since the turn of the year has been dismal to say the least.

Heckingbottom's three word reply when asked to comment on Leeds star's future

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Ahead of Leeds United’s Championship clash against Barnsley Paul Heckingbottom has delivered news regarding Pablo Hernandez’s future which will upset the Whites fans.

Hernandez has been one of the consistent performers for Leeds this season, although it has been a very frustrating campaign for the Yorkshire club.

Former Leeds United star says club is 'treading water', tips Barnsley to add to their woes

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David Prutton believes former club Leeds United are ‘treading water’ under new manager Paul Heckingbottom.

Leeds head into Saturday’s game against Heckingbottom’s old club Barnsley having won just twice in 13 games under his stewardship.

The Whites triumphed 2-0 at Barnsley earlier in the season, but Sky Sports‘ pundit Prutton has tipped the Tykes to draw 1-1 at Elland Road (5/1 with Sky Bet).

Celtic lining up a summer move for highly experienced Leeds United target

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Celtic are interested in signing the Sheffield Wednesday keeper Keiren Westwood at the end of this season.

According to reports, Southampton and Leeds United are interested in the player as well.

Westwood has just one year left on his current deal and he could prove to be a bargain signing for someone this summer.

Attacker wants Leeds move, will turn down new deal at Premier League club

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Leeds United are expected to sign Oliver McBurnie from Premier League side Swansea City at the end of this season.

The 21-year-old striker has been on loan at Barnsley this season and he wants to join his boyhood club Leeds United. Swansea City are keen on keeping him at the club but the player wants out.

BBC pundit reacts to Leeds player's display vs Aston Villa: 'Don't get me started'

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Leeds United crashed to yet another defeat yesterday and the Whites forward Jay-Roy Grot had a game to forget.

The 20-year-old is very highly rated by Leeds United but he clearly needs to develop a lot more before he can make an impact for the first team.

Leeds struggled to contain promotion hopefuls Aston Villa last night.

Former player reacts to 21-yr-old's display vs Aston Villa, Leeds star responds

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Leeds United lost 1-0 to Aston Villa last night and the fans will be frustrated with another poor display from their team.

However, the young Leeds keeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell was a bright spark for them throughout the game.

The 21-year-old was fantastic in between the sticks and Paul Heckingbottom’s side could have humiliated if not for the Northern Ireland U21 international.

Tom Pearce posts message after Leeds result; fans react on Twitter

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Leeds United defender Tom Pearce took to social networking site Twitter to express his reaction after producing an impressive display against Aston Villa on Friday night at Villa Park.

The 19-year-old made his second Championship appearance for the Whites and he made a strong impression on the supporters with an assured display.

Enough is enough: Leeds fans believe key figure is a dead man walking

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Leeds United fans are not entirely convinced that Paul Heckingbottom is the right man for the job after he made a disastrous start to his Elland Road managerial career.

The former Barnsley man took over from Thomas Christiansen, and results have gone bad since his appointment. Leeds have managed only two wins since the turn of the year, and the White fans are getting frustrated with Heckingbottom’s managerial style.

Prutton predicts Aston Villa vs Leeds United game, tips midfielder to boost top two hopes

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Aston Villa face Leeds United on Friday aiming to keep their hopes of automatic promotion from the Championship alive.

Villa head into the match five points behind second placed Fulham with four games to play, but with their confidence boosted by Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over promotion rivals Cardiff City.

Furious Leeds fans react to Preston defeat: 'Bring back Christiansen', 'Boycott the club'

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Leeds United crashed to yet another defeat in the Championship last night.

Preston managed to come from 1-0 down to secure a vital 3-1 win at home. The win keeps Preston’s play-off hopes alive for now.

The hosts are now within five points of the play-offs with four games remaining.

Predicted Leeds lineup vs Preston; Heckingbottom to make two changes

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Leeds United will be looking to get back to winning ways when they take on Preston in the Championship clash at Deepdale on Tuesday night.

The pressure is gradually mounting on Paul Heckingbottom after a series of poor results with many Leeds fans starting to question on social media whether the former Barnsley boss was the right appointment made by the club.

'Absolute liability': Leeds fans believe time is up for 2014 signing after latest display

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Leeds United supporters are absolutely fuming with Gaetano Berardi after his shocking performance against Sunderland on Saturday.

The 29-year-old defender picked up a third red card of the season as Leeds were held to yet another frustrating 1-1 draw by Sunderland at Elland Road.

The Swiss defender was average at best throughout the game but let the team and himself down when he picked up a red card after making an absolutely needless and rash two-footed tackle on Callum McManaman that missed the ball.

Predicted line-up: Heckingbottom to make three changes to Leeds' 4-2-3-1 starting XI

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Leeds United will take on relegation threatened Sunderland in their upcoming Championship clash on Saturday at Elland Road.

Paul Heckingbottom has found life harder at Leeds since taking charge at the club, with the Whites managing only two wins under his management.

In fact, since the turn of the year, Leeds have managed only two wins in the Championship, and as a result they find themselves in 13th position in the table.

'He needs a mental health assessment': Leeds fans react to £7.2k-per-week star's comments

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Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson has said that he will play for the Whites next season, adding he is proud to represent the club.

The 27-year-old defender joined Leeds United from Torino on loan in 2016, and later converted his move to a permanent one last summer after the Whites agreed to pay £3.

£3.5m Leeds star names the player who has impressed him in training

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With nothing left to play for in the Championship, this is probably the best time for Paul Heckingbottom to groom the young players and see how good they are and whether many of them are good enough to represent the senior team.

Ahead of Saturday’s Championship clash against relegation threatened Sunderland, Heckingbottom could spring a surprise by giving young Paudie O’Connor his Leeds debut.

Heckingbottom responds when asked about Leeds' reported interest in exciting midfielder

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Paul Heckingbottom has distanced himself from the rumours about Josh Hawkes when asked about Leeds’s interest in the player.

According to reports from the Sunderland Echo, Leeds United are one of the four clubs showing interest in Hawkes. Championship rivals Sunderland and Middlesbrough, and Premier League outfit Newcastle United are also reportedly monitoring his progress.

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Leeds United cap controversial Myanmar tour with win

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Mandalay (Myanmar) (AFP) – Leeds United beat Myanmar’s national side 2-0 on Friday, ending on a positive footballing note after a controversial visit to the Southeast Asian country facing criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya minority.

The English Championship football side went into the hot and rainy evening looking to wrap up their friendly matches in Myanmar with a victory after losing 2-1 to an All-Star team on Wednesday in Yangon.

Leeds United cap controversial Myanmar tour with win

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Mandalay (Myanmar) (AFP) – Leeds United beat Myanmar’s national side 2-0 on Friday, ending on a positive footballing note after a controversial visit to the Southeast Asian country facing criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya minority.

The English Championship football side went into the hot and rainy evening looking to wrap up their friendly matches in Myanmar with a victory after losing 2-1 to an All-Star team on Wednesday in Yangon.

Leeds United plan to tour crisis-hit Myanmar sparks criticism

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Yangon (AFP) – Leeds United will play two friendlies in Myanmar next month as the Championship side looks to build a fanbase in the troubled Southeast Asian country.

The tour, which will also see Leeds hold football clinics and PR visits to landmarks including Yangon’s Shwedagon pagoda,already stirred controversy.

Leeds United plan to tour crisis-hit Myanmar sparks criticism

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Yangon (AFP) – Leeds United will play two friendlies in Myanmar next month as the Championship side looks to build a fanbase in the troubled Southeast Asian country.

The tour, which will also see Leeds hold football clinics and PR visits to landmarks including Yangon’s Shwedagon pagoda,already stirred controversy.

Modern Football Is Rubbish: Leeds United Fly In Face Of Government Travel Warnings To Proudly Announce Pre-Season Tour Of War-Torn Myanmar

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Leeds United have gone lolloping headlong into yet another PR quagmire (remember the new badge?) after proudly announcing they will be embarking on a pre-season tour to Myanmar, a country currently wracked by war.

The Foreign Office currently have warnings in place against all non-essential travel to Myanmar, largely due to the country is in the grip of a military crackdown and the sustained ethnic cleansing not our words, the words of the United Nations of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.