Big-money fee guaranteed
As Andrea Radrizzani and Victor Orta suggested in an online fans’ forum at the start of the week, if Leeds’ star players want to quit this summer (in the event of the team failing to secure promotion), it will be “difficult” to keep them. United cashed in on Wood when the big money was offered last August, and it is almost certain they will do the same if enticing bids come in for the likes of Saiz and Pontus Jansson in the forthcoming window. Saiz was signed from Huesca for £3million last summer and he has done enough to secure a big-money fee were to leave, especially as his contract runs until the summer of 2021. Leeds would be confident of at least trebling their initial outlay.
In other Leeds United transfer news, the club have agreed the terms of an £8.5million deal, with the first payment scheduled for the summer.