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Paul Robinson has said that he would love Leeds to go back in for Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher next summer.

Leeds made a move for the Chelsea player in the summer but he was sent out on a season-long loan to West Brom instead. [Daily Mail]

Now, The Sun (Sunday, p62) claim that Leeds are set to go back in for a second go next summer with Chelsea rating the player at £10m.

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Talking exclusively to MOT Leeds News Robinson said, “They missed out on Conor Gallagher last summer. The transfer policy at Leeds is really strong at the moment and they’ve got a player profile in mind.

“If they missed out on a young target like Gallagher then I don’t see why he wouldn’t be on the list again going into next summer.

“Gallagher is definitely a player I’d really like to see at Leeds. He would bolster the squad and I actually think he’d be pushing for a starting place in the first-team. He’s done really well for West Brom.

“I’d like to see Leeds go back in for him without a shadow of a doubt.”

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Gallagher can play in any of the three midfield spots – central, attacking and holding – and that versatility, along with his age and profile makes him a great fit for Leeds.

He’s at West Brom until the summer and we don’t expect Chelsea to recall him in the January window.

He is, however, a player that we think Leeds will try to sign next summer.

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