Leeds United will look to sign Jack Harrison permanently from Manchester City in the summer if they get promoted, Football Insider understands.
The winger, 23, has been a key player for the Championship high flyers during the last two seasons on loan.
A Leeds source has told Football Insider that Marcelo Bielsa is a huge admirer of Harrison and will push to sign him full-time from City if the club are in the top flight next season.
United have been planning for Premier League entry with a number of their recent high-profile deals.
They signed Helder Costa from Wolves last summer that will become permanent in the next window for £15million and Jean-Kevin Augustin will also join for £20m at the end of the season, although that is dependent upon promotion.
Harrison’s loan contract also includes an option that can be triggered at the end of the campaign.
The stipulated fee is set at just below £10million for a player tied to Man City until June 2022.
Details of the clause were first revealed by Football Insider shortly after last summer’s transfer window had shut.
Leeds are convinced the wide forward has the pedigree and promise to mature into a player good enough to thrive in the Premier League.
He has been a mainstay of their side this season, starting all 30 of their Championship games and scoring five goals as well as supplying six assists.
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