Sources: Four Leeds players set to quit for new clubs after Bielsa green light
At least four Leeds United rising stars are expected to follow Oliver Casey out of the exit door before the window shuts, Football Insider has learned.
A Leeds source has told Football Insider that the club plan to offload two other young talents, Jordan Stevens and Bryce Hosannah.
United are keen to secure permanent transfers for the youthful quartet ahead of the 1 September cut-off.
Should that not be possible for all of them, then Leeds will look to arrange season-long loans.
Manager Marcelo Bielsa has given the green light to the four leaving this summer.
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Gotts, Huggins and Hosannah came through Leeds’ youth academy while Stevens joined from Forest Green Rovers in 2018.
Stevens, a 21-year-old winger, is the most experienced of the four having made six appearances for the club in all competitions.
He also spent time with Swindon Town and Bradford City on loan last season.
Hosannah, 22, meanwhile is yet to make his senior Leeds bow although the right-back did play 11 times while also on loan at Bradford last season.
His fellow right-back Huggins, 20, won his only minutes for the club as a substitute in last season’s 4-2 defeat to Arsenal in February.
Midfielder Gotts has four substitute appearances to his name after making his debut in the 2019-20 promotion-winning campaign.
He spent the first half of 2020-21 on loan with Lincoln City in League One before switching to Salford City in January.
Hosannah, Stevens and Gotts all have contracts that run until next summer.
Huggins meanwhile signed a new three-year deal last December keeping him at the club until 2023.
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