By Craig Scott

8th Jan, 2023 | 9:10am

Belgian goalkeeper Senne Lammens on his way to Leeds United

Leeds United are set to sign young Club Brugge goalkeeper Senne Lammens, according to Belgian journalist Tomas Taecke.

Writing via his personal Twitter account early on Sunday morning (8 January), the HLN journalist claimed that Lammens, 20, “seems on his way to Leeds”.

However, there’s a catch.

Taecke adds that Leeds and Brugge are still negotiating when Lammens will make the move so he could either arrive at Elland Road in the current January transfer window or at the end of the season.

Reinforcements

Leeds do need to add to their goalkeeping department.

However, adding yet another youngster seems odd.

Illan Meslier and Kristoffer Klaesson are both in their early 20s while summer signing Joel Robles is at the end of his career pretty much and we don’t ever really expect him to play.

Dani van den Heuvel is also at the club.

If Leeds want to add a new goalkeeper, surely they should be going for a more experienced one who’s at the peak of his career or has plenty of experience?

Meslier’s been linked with a move away from a while now and we cannot expect any of our current goalkeepers to replace him as the number one.

Is Lammens seen as that?

He’s a 20-year-old shot-stopper who plays for Belgium’s Under-21s and has played just four times for the Club Brugge senior team.

He’ll be another one for the Under-21s but that’s not what we need, really.

Maybe Klaesson is going out on loan, which would make it make more sense.

In other Leeds United news, the club is in advanced talks over another major signing, according to Fabrizio Romano.