By Jack Cunningham

28th Aug, 2021 | 2:15pm

Leeds United happy to leave Lewis O'Brien at Huddersfield

Leeds United are happy to end their interest in Lewis O’Brien with Huddersfield Town refusing to change their valuation of the player, according to Phil Hay.

In his latest column, the Athletic reporter revealed that the Whites and the Terriers are £4million apart in their valuations of the 22-year-old, with neither club likely to shift.

Therefore, Leeds look as though they are prepared to pull the plug on the deal and believe that they don’t need him in their squad.

O’Brien deal dead?

Things don’t look great for O’Brien’s hopes of moving to Elland Road if both clubs are refusing to budge on their valuations.

You would have thought if there was a will to get the deal done, both sides could meet in the middle at £6million, and the Whites would be getting an extra body for their midfield.

The 22-year-old midfielder could be exactly what the Whites are looking for, but any deal seems a long way off.

There isn’t that long left until the close of the transfer window, and the Whites haven’t made that many first-team signings, and it doesn’t appear as if O’Brien will be joining their first team any time soon either.

However, there is still time for things to change and we hope that an agreement can be reached.

In other Leeds United news, Marcelo Bielsa has revealed his role in Thorp Arch improvements.