Sources: Leeds complete last-second deadline day deal, beat PL sides to midfield enforcer
EXCLUSIVE By Pete O’Rourke
Leeds have beaten the transfer deadline to sign Forest Green Rovers youngster Jordan Stevens, Football Insider sources understand.
A number of Premier League clubs have been tracking Stevens, but Leeds pulled out all the stops to sign the talented midfielder.
A well-placed source has told Football Insider that Leeds have agreed an undisclosed fee with Forest Green Rovers and he will initially link wth Leeds’ Under-23s side
Stevens, who has come through the ranks at Forest Green, has made 15 appearances in all competitions this season and scored one goal.
Leeds have made a number of additions to their Under-23 team in recent weeks and Stevens is the latest new arrival with the club hopeful he will become a future first-team regular.
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