By Azeem Siddiqui

2nd Aug, 2022 | 10:10pm

Leeds United must make move for Philipp Max in view of latest Junior Firpo injury

Leeds United are interested in making a move for PSV Eindhoven full-back Philipp Max this summer, according to Leeds Live.

The Whites have been in the market to sign players to bolster their squad ahead of the next campaign and have already made a number of key additions.

One of the areas Jesse Marsch is keen to strengthen is the full-back department where an injury to Junior Firpo has left Leeds with a lot of thinking to do.

As per the latest report, the Premier League side have tabled an offer of £6.7 million bid to bring the 28-year-old to Elland Road this summer.

Impact Player

One of the reasons why Leeds had a very disappointing campaign last year was a lot of fitness concerns where a number of key players missed half or more than half of the season.

Before the start of the new season, it seems like Leeds are already on the same path with an injury to Firpo who is set to be out of the first Premier League fixture against Southampton.

Therefore, the signing of Max is understandable and he can prove to be significant for the side for the course of the season.

He is known for his attacking influence and he can play both as a left-back and a left-sided midfielder. He can make fantastic off-the-ball runs to catch the defences off-guard.

The Germany international joined his current club in the summer of 2020 from FC Augsburg in a deal worth £6.93 million.

Since then, he has represented his current club in 92 matches across all competitions, scoring eight goals and providing 18 assists in the process [Transfermarkt].

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