Poveda set to sign today

24 Jan 2020 08:23 am, by Ellandback1

Good Morning. It's Friday 24th January, and here are the latest headlines from Elland Road...

Poveda all set to sign today

Leeds have won the race to sign highly rated 20 year old Ian Poveda from Manchester City. The best way to describe his play is it is similar to Sami Saiz. The 20 year old who has represented England in all age groups from U16's fell out with the hierarchy at the Etihad over being dropped from Citeh's first team squad. It was decided by all parties that the rift could not be repaired, and Poveda was given the green light to leave the club.

Since then the 5ft 5 star has been exploring his options with a host of clubs keen on his signature. Yesterday is was revealed by Phil Hay that Poveda was undergoing a medical with Leeds. Furthermore he was spotted and had his picture taken with fans outside Elland Road yesterday afternoon.

Hull may be forced to part with star asset

Hull City boss Grant McCann has admitted that Jarrod Bowen may have to be sold, if the player refuses to accept the lucrative new deal offered to him by the club, according to the Daily Mirror. The 23 year old has been on fire this term netting 16 times in 28 appearances and six assists. His displays have also caught the attention of Newcastle and Leicester.

The latest forward apparently on Leeds radar is Nahki Wells. The 29 year old Bermudian International first caught the attention of the Whites seven years ago when Wells was at local neighbours Bradford City. Unfortunately they were unable to find sufficient funds, and Wells ended up at Huddersfield Town for 1.6m. This term, he has been on loan to QPR (from Burnley) with a handy ratio (excuse the pun) of 1 one in every two appearances (13 in 26).

Leeds remain odds on favourites to capture Andre Gray, but only as a back up plan.

Half and Half scarves

What is your opinion of them? Do you buy half and half scarves as momentums of the day? Have you ever bought one? Have you ever seen anyone hassled for having one?

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faaip wrote on 24 Jan 2020 07:06 pm

Complete Bamford there

Ellandback1 wrote on 24 Jan 2020 07:03 pm

BGwhite wrote on 24 Jan 2020 03:34 pm

Irish Ian wrote: Well spotted!

I thought about that after I posted.

At least he won’t be our new sweeper..
Depends where he puts the brush [emoji45]

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Chilli D wrote on 24 Jan 2020 01:08 pm

Poveda - I have no idea whether he will be any good or not. Literally no idea but here's hoping. And Bielsa obviously rates him

Adams - We won't get him.
Bowen - We won't get him
Gray - We might get him
Wells - We might get him but unlikely after the handball goal.

Dual scarves are just ridiculous.


1964white wrote on 24 Jan 2020 12:38 pm

faaip wrote: Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:42 am Wells was poor against us imo, would rather not have to go down that route plus if we go up he definitely isn't good enough. If he's real cheap and we can walk away after this season if we go up then maybe
Very limited & just another journeyman imo!