New Leeds loan signing tipped after 'brilliant' Harrison update - Kenny
Leeds United have opened the door to signing another player on loan after Jack Harrison completed his permanent switch to Elland Road.
That is according to ex-Whites goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, speaking exclusively to Football Insider after Leeds confirmed the deal on 2nd July.
This site revealed the following day that the package that landed Harrison cost Leeds in excess of £20milllion in fees and wages.
Harrison, 24, spent the last three seasons on loan from Man City but has now signed a three-year deal.
Premier League sides are not permitted to have more than two loan players on the books at any one time.
And Kenny claims Harrison’s permanent arrival has increased the chances of the club re-entering the loan market.
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He told Football Insider correspondent Adam Williams: “It’s brilliant business from Leeds, getting him after having him for so long.
“It’s not nice having loan players all the time. But he’s a player who played a massive part in that team and that squad.
“There are only so many loan players you can have at one time in a matchday squad.
“To get him permanently frees up another option to bring someone else in loan as well, which could be more brilliant business.
“It’s a bargain in this day and age because you pay that English premium as well.”
Harrison netted eight times and supplied eight assists in 36 top-flight appearances last term.
That takes his overall Leeds tally to 18 goals and 20 assists in 128 matches across all competitions.
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