Leeds United could be waiting to bring in more players before sanctioning Robbie Gotts’ loan move to Huddersfield Town, according to The Sun journalist Alan Nixon.
The reliable journalist initially reported earlier in the month that the 20-year-old was “close” to joining the Terriers, who are now managed by former Elland Road coach Carlos Corberan, on a temporary deal.
But things have gone quiet in recent days, and Nixon has taken to social media to provide an update on where the move currently stand.
Writing on his personal Twitter account, when asked about the versatile starlet, he said: “Leeds said he could go. Then stopped it.
“Possibly due to waiting on signings.
“It’s been a lot more complicated than [it] seemed it would be.”
Leeds said he could go. Then stopped it. Poss due to waiting on signings. It’s been a lot more complicated than seemed it would be. https://t.co/VO4HqvEkgb
— Alan Nixon (@reluctantnicko) August 30, 2020
Hopefully, the creases in this one can get ironed out and Gotts does eventually get his loan move.
For one thing, if Leeds are waiting on new signings before sanctioning the deal, then his exit would surely signify that fresh additions are on the way to Elland Road.
For the player himself though, a loan move would surely be the best thing this term.
Gotts managed just two appearances last term, despite making Marcelo Bielsa’s match day squad 21 times in the Championship.
He impressed on his debut against Arsenal in the FA Cup, and if he can just take that next step and get some regular first team minutes under his belt, he could be a real asset for the Whites going forward.
Even Bielsa himself has admitted that he feels guilty about not being able to play the youngster more, and this summer is the perfect time to amend that.
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