Noel Whelan has claimed that Jack Harrison is “a bargain” for an £8million fee after him dazzle for Leeds United against Fulham on Saturday.

The former Leeds and Coventry forward, speaking exclusively to Football Insider correspondent Dylan Childs, claimed the 23-year-old is a big talent and “only going to get better” as he gets more experience under his belt.

Harrison scored the third goal as the Whites ran out 3-0 victors over promotion rivals Fulham on Saturday to return to the summit of the Championship.

Football Insider understands the club are prepared to exercise their option to buy the Manchester City player at the end of July for a fee of £8million.

Whelan was adamant such a deal represented great value for money even in an uncertain financial climate.

“He is doing so well for Leeds United,” he told Football Insider.

“£8million is a great price. A bargain price! It is like going to the pound shop. Leeds are getting a great deal.

“A player of that ability who is of a fantastic age who is only going to learn and get better – an absolute steal. It really is for £8million.

“His best football is still to come. This could be a great signing for the club.”

 

Harrison‘s 42 appearances this season have yielded six goals and eight assists and the winger has been desperately unlucky to hit the woodwork on numerous occasions.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side return to Championship action on Tuesday night at home to Luton Town.

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