By Sam Stone

1st Jan, 2023 | 9:30am

Noa Lang eyes wide open as quickfire Leeds United transfer mooted after £26.5m reveal

Leeds United could move quickly to seal a deal for Club Brugge winger Noa Lang, according to former Bleacher Report journalist, Dean Jones.

Voetbal24 reported (25 December)the Jupiler League side are concerned about losing some of their top talents in January, with Lang’s situation also being monitored by Monaco.

The Guardian’s Fabrizio Romano has also suggested (Caughtoffside substack) that Lang could leave the club in the January window, with £26.5million likely to be the asking price.

Jones has since revealed the 23-year-old Dutch international is open to a future move to the Premier League.

“If they started to think that things were leaning that way, I think they would probably try to accelerate things from their side,” he told GIVEMESPORT (31 December).

“At the moment, we don’t really know how it’s going to open up. We know that Noa Lang has ambitions to play in the Premier League.

“His eyes and ears are open to when that can happen. It doesn’t seem clear if that’s going to be right now or not.”

Won’t go away

This is a transfer saga which won’t go away. Leeds have had a long-term interest in Lang and he’s clearly a player the board and Jesse Marsch are keen on. However, whether he is a transfer priority is undoubtedly up for debate. Leeds have good options in attacking midfield and wider areas, with a number of younger prospects bursting onto the scene in the 2022/23 season.

Marsch will likely be looking to sign a left-back and a striker before turning his attention to other areas of his squad. A move for Lang would seem more likely in the summer when there is potentially more clarity over the price and which club the 23-year-old wants to move to.

It appears Leeds are looking to be active in the January window with the club being heavily linked with RB Salzburg captain Max Wober. Salzburger Nachrichten have even suggested the 24-year-old central defender has completed his medical ahead of his proposed transfer to Elland Road.

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