Leeds United On The Verge Of Signing Bayern Munich Youngster
Leeds United look set to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Mickael Cuisance to their side, after they agreed terms with the player.
Marcelo Bielsa's side have already made some impressive signings this season, for their return to the Premier League, with Rodrigo and Diego Llorente chief amongst them.
Now the Yorkshire could add 21-year-old midfielder Cuisance to their side after they reportedly agreed a contract with the player for the move.
According to Fabrizio Romano, the two teams are yet to find an agreement but it's understood the German champions are willing to sell.
Michaël Cuisance told to Bayern Münich board he wants to play. That's why he agreed personal terms with Leeds. Bayern and #LUFC are still negotiating about the fee. :white_circle: #transfers https://t.co/ifUQVVqCb7- Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) September 28, 2020
Leeds had tried to sign Udinese midfielder Rodrigo De Paul. The English club are thought to have agreed terms with the Argentine but were unable to make a deal with the Italian side.
There have been a couple of bids from Leeds rejected, with the club unwilling to bid above €25 million, so they turned their attention to Cuisance.
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Bayern are willing to let the Frenchman, who signed from Borussia Monchengladbach for €10 million in 2019, leave because he wants more first team football.
There could be another reason that the German champions are willing to let the highly rated youngster leave the Allianz Arena.
According to Bild, Cuisance and Robert Lewandowski clashed in training on Monday when the Pole tackled the youngster who reacted by walking up to the striker before the pair were kept apart.
Manager Hansi Flick reportedly even had to get involved and had to have a word with the youngster about the incident.
After the end of the practice match, Hansi Flick went to speak with Cuisance. Flick embraced the Frenchman in a fatherly way and comforted him [Bild]- Quadruple Winners :trophy::trophy::trophy::trophy: (@iMiaSanMia) September 28, 2020
Having returned to the top tier for the first time in 15 years, it's been a good start to the season for the Elland Road club.
They started with back-to-back 4-3 results, with a loss against champions Liverpool and a win against fellow newly promoted side Fulham, and beat Sheffield United in the Yorkshire derby on the weekend.
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