Leeds United have had a busy begin to their summer season switch window when it comes to the variety of players which have made strikes to Elland Highway.
Gamers similar to Marc Roca, Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen have joined the Yorkshire membership in current weeks as Jesse Marsch seems to take cost of his first full season with the Whites.
Apparently, these three figures are all within the age vary of their early to mid-twenties, which means that the membership want to carry some recent legs into the squad moderately than extra skilled gamers.
One different participant on this age vary that the Whites have been linked with is PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo.
As a product of PSV’s youth system, the 23-year-old has made 134 senior appearances for the Dutch facet throughout all competitions, scoring 42 objectives and delivering 32 assists alongside the way in which.
His newest marketing campaign noticed the Dutchman discover the web 21 instances and provide 15 assists in 46 matches, highlighting the clear attacking expertise he has.
To additional spotlight his attacking prowess, final season, no different participant at PSV managed to make as many pictures at objective (80) or ship as many crosses (139) because the winger did in his 27 appearances.
This additionally backs up why the £7.4k-per-week starlet was beforehand labelled as a “critical expertise” by journalist Agragami on Twitter.
One other critical expertise that has been named on a listing of comparable gamers to Gakpo, in response to Football Transfers, is Barcelona midfielder Pedri.
On the age of 19, the Spaniard has made 72 senior appearances for the La Liga giants throughout all competitions, scoring eight objectives and delivering seven assists alongside the way in which.
Would Cody Gakpo be a superb signing for Leeds?
He’s additionally seen his market worth shoot as much as a hefty determine of £72m, which at present makes him essentially the most priceless asset at Barcelona, the joint-most priceless Spanish player and essentially the most priceless determine born within the yr 2002.
Taking all of this into consideration, if the Yorkshire membership had been in a position to safe a deal for the PSV expertise this summer season, it could possibly be a really thrilling transfer for the Whites.
Additionally, with present Leeds winger Raphinha being linked with a transfer away from Elland Highway, his potential exit may then pave the way in which for Victor Orta to launch a transfer to signal Gakpo, which may soften the blow that the Brazilian’s doable exit may create.
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