Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to rage after reports surfaced that teenage defender Aapo Halme has passed a medical and is due to be announced as United player on Wednesday.
Finnish publication HS reported on their website that the Whites have agreed a £500,000 fee for Halme, 19, while personal terms have also been completed between the defender and the Yorkshire giants.
It is understood that Halme is set to sign a four-year contact with the Championship club after he passed a medical on Tuesday.
Now all that remains is the official confirmation of the transfer, which is believed to be scheduled to happen on Wednesday.
Halme helped HJK win the Finnish top-flight last season when they stormed to the championship by a massive 20 points.
He has made 36 total appearances for in Finland’s capital, but now he is on the verge of moving to Elland Road.
However fans do not appear to believe that it is a good piece of business by director of football Victor Orta, who has splashed the cash on strengthening the development side at Leeds since he was hired.
One fan even even called the clubs’ transfer policy as being “foreign nonsense” due to the amount of overseas players Orta has snapped up.
Here is a selection of their tweets:
in the play-off positions, ER full every game…sod the 'future' @andrearadri go buy 3 experience PL players now, improve the team & get promoted
— Phil Dodsworth (@yorxman) January 2, 2018
Wonder if Saiz is happy we are constantly signing these future prospects or if he like us gets fed up of playing the waiting game. I know I am
— Mip (@mipsical) January 2, 2018
Why all this foreign nonsense, I’d rather us sign one or two noted British players who know what our game is all about and are capable of lifting the players when things are going wrong on the pitch
— graham cook (@grahamcook4) January 2, 2018
how about some adult players!
— dazrebo (@dazrebo) January 2, 2018
No good unless the dev side can get promoted to the premier League
— John Rhodes (@rhodesygolf) January 2, 2018
We need a striker who can play NOW!
— paul Roy. (@paulrpowell1) January 2, 2018
All it seems to be is development squad.where are the experienced championship players we are crying out for ??
— john bennett (@johnlufc65_h) January 2, 2018
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