Date: 21st May 2018 at 5:39pm
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Leeds want to bring in Manchester City goalkeeper Angus Gunn on a season-long loan, according to a report.

The Yorkshire Evening Post claims that Gunn will be brought in as competition for Bailey Peacock-Farrell, who claimed the number one spot last season after a series of blunders by Felix Wiedwald and Andy Lonergan.

Peacock-Farrell impressed at Leeds but the club wants another quality goalkeeper to avoid any similar problems next season.

Wiedwald, who cost £500,000 from Werder Bremen, will be sold this summer.

Football Insider verdict:

Gunn, 22, seriously impressed at Norwich, who like Leeds under-performed last season and ended up in mid-table. He made 46 appearances for them, keeping 15 clean sheets, and caught the eye of Gareth Southgate, who selected him for the senior England squad for the friendly against Brazil. Gunn made the switch from the Norwich youth squad to Man City in 2011 but faces a really tough time getting anywhere near the first team after Pep Guardiola bought in Ederson for £36million from Benfica. Gunn is under contract at City until 2020 and a loan spell could work well for both sides, with Guardiola able to monitor his progress before reaching a decision on his future next summer. It would leave Leeds with two young and highly talented goalkeepers and while Peacock-Farrell will think he’s done enough to have first shot at the gloves next season, Gunn will be thinking that he’ll be ahead of the youngster. Healthy competition will be good for the team. 

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