Sources: Leeds to announce signing next week after medical begins abroad
Leeds United are set to announce the signing of forward Crysencio Summerville next week after finalising an agreement with Feyenoord, Football Insider understands.
The versatile attacker, 18, has agreed the terms of a three-year contract with United and a medical has taken place in his native Holland.
A Leeds source has told Football Insider that Summerville is set to arrive in England next week to complete the transfer.
United are set to pay more than £1million for the Dutch rising star, who has already acquired extensive senior experience in the Eredivisie.
He will follow fellow teenagers Sam Greenwood, Joe Gelhardt and Cody Drameh in being lured to Elland Road in this window for significant fees.
Like two of those three teenagers – strikers Gelhardt and Greenwood – Summerville is moving to Elland Road for a £1million-plus fee.
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This demonstrates the pull of Leeds and Marcelo Bielsa, who has assembled the youngest squad in the Premier League ahead of the club’s historic top-flight return.
Bielsa has put considerable faith in younth during his two years in charge and has an outstanding reputation for developing and improving top young talent.
Capped by Holland at Under-19 level, Summerville spent last season on loan at Dutch Eredivisie outfit ADO Den Haag, managed by Alan Pardew.
He made 21 top-flight appearances that yielded two goals and three assists, playing as both a winger and a striker.
He also spent the 2018/19 season on loan in the Dutch second-tier with FC Dordrecht.
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