Good Morning. It's Tuesday 23rd July, and here are the Leeds Utd headlines
Jansson not to be replaced
Director of Football Victor Orta has suggested that Leeds do not need another centre back to replace Jansson:- “We had a plan at the start of pre-season in terms of ins and outs. Now, more or less, we are 90 per cent covered in the plan we have.”
This is backed up by Phil Hay who offered the following comments :-
Could Romaine Sawyers be the final piece of Bielsa's jigsaw
Brentford midfielder Romaine Sawyers is still very much on Bielsa's radar. The Leeds Manager is a long term admirer of the 27 year old playmaker. He has been also attracted the interest of Scottish Champions Celtic. It is understood that Leeds have recently upped their offer for the Saint Kitts International! Bearing in mind Bielsa's long term admiration for this player, why wasn't a deal struck with the Bee's when we (under) sold Jansson to them?
Leeds outplayed by Saudi's
A Leeds Utd XI were soundly beaten by Saudi outfit Al Ittihad in a behind closed doors game at Thorp Arch yesterday. The makeshift XI mainly made up of reserves lost 4-2 against the Saudi Premier League team.