Leeds United have gone transfer crazy this weekend, strengthening both their defence and their attack.
The Whites smashed their transfer record to sign Rodrigo and followed that with Robin Koch from Freiburg to fill the hole left by Ben White.
Andrea Radrizzani has had a busy summer, but it could be about to get even more hectic with yet another major-money move.
Sky Sports journalist Fabrizio Romano has reported that Leeds are “seriously interested” in Udinese midfielder Rodrigo de Paul.
Romano detailed on his personal Twitter account that talks have opened between the two clubs, with his price tag set around £31.2million.
That would be another major move by the Whites, who would have smashed their previous transfer record twice this summer if de Paul arrives at Elland Road.
The Argentine international is classed as an attacking midfielder, but he proved last season he can play in a handful of positions – something Marcelo Bielsa will love.
The Athletic journalist Phil Hay did report that Leeds still want a player who can play both out wide and in the number 10 role, something that de Paul can clearly do.
The 26-year-old played 31 games in central midfield last season and was involved in 12 goals – finding the back of the net seven times.
Those stats make it clear how he would fit in at Elland Road and could make him the perfect replacement for Pablo Hernandez in the years to come.
In other Leeds United news, Phil Hay names second defender Whites could sign after Koch confirmed
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