Leeds ready to ditch attempt to sign Harry Wilson from Liverpool

Leeds United are ready to ditch their efforts to sign Liverpool forward Harry Wilson due to his price tag, according to The Express.

The newspaper reports Liverpool want £17million for the 24-year-old, even though he’s only ever made two appearances for them and spent last season on loan in the Championship with Cardiff.

It is understood that Wilson’s time at Anfield seems to be over and although Leeds want a new attacking player to replace Pablo Hernandez, the Wales international won’t be it unless Liverpool lower their expectations

Crazy money

How on earth are Liverpool demanding so much for Wilson?

He spent the 2019/20 season on loan at Bournemouth and struggled to impress as they were relegated to the Championship and while he had a bit more success at Cardiff this term, he wasn’t one of the stand-out players in the second-tier.

The Wrexham-born attacker needs to leave Liverpool for the good of his career but that £17million price tag isn’t justified at all.

Leeds paid the same amount for Raphinha, remember.

Liverpool need to drop that and sell Wilson on because constantly loaning him out to different clubs isn’t good for him.

He’s definitely good enough for a top Championship team and could play a role at a team who will be trying to fend off relegation from the Premier League but for Leeds? Absolutely not.

Andrea Radrizzani sanctioned a spend of over £100million last year and they were all good deals that represented value for money.

Wilson, at £17million, wouldn’t be that.

In other Leeds United news, the Whites want to open talks over signing this player after he had a stunning season on loan.