Thomas Christiansen

Leeds United

Leeds have completed their first January signing, highly rated midfielder set to join

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Thomas Christiansen has completed his first January signing for Leeds United.

The Championship outfit have agreed on a deal to sign the highly rated Japanese midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka.

According to the reliable Phil Hay from Yorkshire Evening Post, the Whites will be paying Gamba Osaka a sum of £500k including add-ons for the player.

Former Leeds midfielder believes Chris Wood hasn't been missed at Elland Road

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Top Championship pundit David Prutton believes Leeds United have benefitted from selling star striker Chris Wood.

The 25-year-old scored 30 goals in 48 appearances in all competitions last season before joining Burnley for £15 million during the transfer window.

Thomas Christiansen overhauled the Leeds squad during the summer, adding the likes of Pierre-Michel Lasogga and Samu Saiz to his forward options, and Prutton is full of admiration for the job the new manager has done.

Big Leeds boost ahead of Cardiff clash as key duo ready to feature

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Leeds United travel to take on Cardiff City on Tuesday night in a top-of-the-table Championship clash, with the Yorkshire side getting a double boost ahead of the game in Wales.

Both Pontus Jansson and Pierre-Michel Lasogga look set to feature for the current division leaders, in what will be a boost to their chances of recording three points against the Bluebirds.

Championship pundit praises Christiansen's impact at Leeds United; Whites can march on at Burton

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David Prutton believes Thomas Christiansen has proved he was the right man to take over as Leeds United’s new head coach.

Christiansen enjoyed success in Cyprus with APOEL, but was viewed as a shock choice when he was appointed as Garry Monk’s replacement this summer.

However, the former Leeds midfielder and current Sky Sports pundit insists the 44-year-old has already made his mark.

Leeds set to unveil new signing today, medical complete; Debut possible on Saturday

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Leeds United are expected to confirm the signing of Jay-Roy Grot later today.

The Championship outfit have agreed a £1.5m deal with NEC Nijmegen for the Dutch striker.

According to Yorkshire Evening Post, the player arrived in England yesterday and personal terms have already been agreed with the player.

Leeds agree deal with 25-yr-old defender, star could be key in their fight for promotion

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Championship outfit Leeds United have agreed on a new deal with key defender Liam Cooper.

The agreement has been confirmed on the club’s official website. The centre back has signed a new four-year contract that will keep him at Elland Road until the end of the 2020/21 season.

The 25-year-old has been a valuable member of Leeds’ starting lineup over the last two seasons.

Leeds Roundup: Whites submit bid for Spaniard; Christiansen closing in on 17-goal forward

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Leeds United have renewed their interest in the Huesca forward Samu Saiz and are looking to sign the 26-year-old this summer.

According to Spanish outlet AS, the Championship outfit have already submitted an offer of £3.1m to sign the player.

Saiz had an impressive season in La Liga 2 last year and he ended up scoring 12 goals for Huesca.

Christiansen named new Leeds manager

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London (AFP) – Former Spanish international Thomas Christiansen is the new manager of fallen English football giants Leeds United, the second-tier club announced on Thursday.

The 44-year-old - born in Denmark but who qualified to play for Spain through his Spanish mother - replaces Garry Monk, who shocked the club by rejecting a new contract last month.