Date: 30th October 2019 at 10:00am
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Leeds United have agreed the terms of a new contract with Mateusz Klich and are just waiting for it to be signed off, Football Insider understands

Football Insider revealed at the start of August that the 29-year-old is in talks with the club about an extension and it has been widely reported that an agreement is close.

There has been some disquiet among United fans that there has yet to be an announcement over Klich after a string of senior Leeds players have committed to long-term deals.

A Leeds source has told Football Insider that Klich has made it clear to the club hierarchy he will accept an offer that includes a significant pay hike.

The club are not concerned about the delay in signing the paperwork, and are confident there has been no hitch in negotiations that were finalised some time ago.

Klich is set to become the fifth senior Leeds player in the space of two months to pen a long-term deal following Kalvin Phillips, Liam Cooper, Stuart Dallas and Luke Ayling.

The Poland international is out of contract next summer and attracted interest from Premier League clubs led by Burnley during the summer as well as teams across Europe.

During Marcelo Bielsa’s reign as manager, he has been transformed from a fringe player who was allowed to go out on loan midway through his first season into a first-team untouchable.

Remarkably, Klich has started 62 consecutive league matches for Leeds stretching back to the opening game of last season.

That includes all 14 Championship fixtures of the current campaign, with the Poland international one of seven ever-presents along with Kiko Casilla, Ben White, Kalvin Phillips, Stuart Dallas, Jack Harrison and Patrick Bamford.

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