The Whites are anxious to add one more guarded alternative to their positions at Elland Road, with Marcelo Bielsa turning his consideration towards Spain
Leeds are settling in on a negotiation for Real Sociedad protector Diego Llorente, Goal can affirm, with the Liga club affirming an understanding is set up and the Premier League new young men set to leave behind around €25 million (£23m/$29m) in a major cash move.
Marcelo Bielsa is anxious to reinforce his Whites side at the back, with the objectives streaming at the two closures of the field through the early long stretches of 2020-21.
Leeds have been associated with consecutive 4-3 spine chillers in the wake of getting back to the English first class, with a tight destruction endured at safeguarding champions Liverpool before then beating Fulham at Elland Road.
Bielsa's side were acclaimed for their protective flexibility while making sure about advancement out of the Championship, however those characteristics have quickly abandoned them. The arrangement is, in the wake of passing up any semblance of Ben White, to acquire Llorente and begin stopping those breaks.
A switch will be formalized in the coming days, with Sociedad delivering an announcement on their site on Tuesday night.
The announcement read: "Genuine Sociedad and Leeds United have agreed on a basic level for the exchange of Diego Llorente to the English group. The last arrangement is dependent upon the clinical assessment of the player.
"Genuine Socieded might want to express gratitude toward Diego for the demonstrable skill and responsibility appeared during the three years that he has played here, while it wishes him the best for his own and expert future."
Llorente has a €50m (£46m/$59m) discharge statement in his agreement and is attached to Sociedad through to 2022, however Leeds have concurred terms underneath that mark.
They will currently be offering a Premier League stage to a man who has seen a transition to England mooted for quite a while.
The Spain global recently neglected to make his imprint at La Liga monsters Real Madrid, however has flourished since connecting up with Sociedad in 2017.
A model of consistency for the Basque club, he has shown up to date, scoring eight objectives.
His endeavors have started discuss enthusiasm from any semblance of Liverpool and Tottenham before, while Monaco are perceived to have seen an offered dismissed this mid year.
The Ligue 1 outfit are said to have put €15m (£14m/$18m) on the table, with Sociedad rapidly clarifying that no arrangement would be reached at that figure.
Leeds have had more karma with regards to arranging a charge and are presently in a situation to invite another new face into their crew.
Madrid will be expected aspect of any exchange bundle, having remembered a sell-for condition in their conversations with Sociedad, while the Basque club could direct their concentration toward Atletico Madrid star Mario Hermoso or Getafe's Leandro Cabrera as potential substitutions.
23/09/2020 12:36 am