10pm Leeds United transfer news LIVE: Cantwell £15m deal ‘back on’, James £25m BID, Boetius interest as Cuisance OFF – The Sun

LEEDS UNITED are still in the hunt for transfers ahead of Monday's transfer deadline.

The Whites have reportedly made a £25m bid for Daniel James with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said to be keen to sell, and are also looking at signing Todd Cantwell.

Stay up to date with all the latest from Elland Road below…

  • Ian Tuckey

    ELL OF A GAME

    Gary Neville, not for the first time, has found a way to sum up the collective footballing mood of the country – after Leeds fought back to hold Manchester City. at Elland Road.

    Leeds in the Premier League is so much fun.

    What a game of football! ❤️
    — Gary Neville (@GNev2) October 3, 2020

  • Kiro Evans

    SALIBA LOAN?

    Both Fulham and Leeds are weighing up a move for William Saliba on loan, reports say.

    Journalist Fabrizio Romano told AFTV that the 19-year-old could be sent to either Craven Cottage or Elland Road to help further his development this season.

    The defender has also been linked with a loan move to France.

  • Kiro Evans

    TWO DAYS LEFT

    Leeds are still in the market for new players despite their impressive start to life in the Premier League.

    Marcelo Bielsa's boys went toe-to-toe with Man City this evening and gave Liverpool an almighty scare on the opening day of the season.

    But the club are still keen to add more and there multiple transfer rumours flying about.

    Most immediately are the reports that came from France this afternoon, claiming the Yorkshire club are interested in Brazilian playmaker Raphinha, 23 from Rennes.

    They have also been linked to other attacking names such as Arsenal's young forward Sam Greenwood (no relation to Man United's Mason) and Daniel James.

    Look out also for Leeds' pursuit of Norwich's Todd Cantwell, with the rumours growing in intensity.

  • Kiro Evans

    KALVIN CALLS IT

    Kalvin Phillips has been reacting to Leeds' engaging 1-1 draw with Man City.

  • Kiro Evans

    NEVILLE KNOWS

    Gary Neville, not for the first time, has found a way to sum up the collective footballing mood of the country.

    Leeds in the Premier League is so much fun.

  • Kiro Evans

    WHAT A GAME

    It's finished 1-1 … somehow.

    Multiple chances at the both ends and a relentless pace right to the end.

    Follow all the reaction and analysis here:https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12827629/leeds-man-city-live-stream-tv-watch-premier-league-online/

  • Kiro Evans

    EQUALIZER

    LEEDS ARE LEVEL! Rodrigo has scored his first goal for the club after Edison makes a mess of a corner.

    1-1

  • Kiro Evans

    SECOND HALF TO COME

    The second half is just kicking off with Leeds still trailing 1-0 after Sterling's goal.

    They improved as the 45 went on and will now be hoping to inflict some real damage on Guardiola's far-from-perfect team.

    Follow every bit of action here: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12827629/leeds-man-city-live-stream-tv-watch-premier-league-online/

  • Kiro Evans

    GOAL

    Manchester City's fast start has paid off as they take a 1-0 lead.

    It's a brilliant individual goal by Raheem Sterling who evaded the Leeds defence and tucked the ball into the bottom corner.

    Bielsa's side need to wake up here.

    Blow-by-blow updates can be followed on our game live blog: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12827629/leeds-man-city-live-stream-tv-watch-premier-league-online/

  • Kiro Evans

    LEEDS 0-0 MAN CITY

    Kevin De Bruyne hit the post early on but it remains goalless at Elland Road after 13 minutes.

    Follow full coverage from here: https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12827629/leeds-man-city-live-stream-tv-watch-premier-league-online/

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    DARN JAMES

    Leeds have reportedly put the brakes on their summer chase for Manchester United starlet Daniel James.

    The Yorkshire giants have been mulling over a summer bid for the Wales ace, but club owner Andrea Radrizzani has ruled out the move.

    Leeds chief Radrizzani is said to have admitted James is his club’s top target but claimed officials won't be making a move for him this summer.

    Radrizzani told Stretty News: “Dan [James] is on top of our list but seems he will be staying at Man Utd. There is nothing.”

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    A 'PHIN CHOICE

    Leeds are interested in signing Brazilian playmaker Raphinha, 23, according to reports in France.

    The winger has two assists in five games this season, as well as five goals and three assists in Ligue 1 last term.

    And now Marcelo Bielsa is interested in bringing the right winger to Elland Road and continue his revolution.

    He signed for Rennes only a year ago after moving from Vitoria Guimaraes to Sporting Lisbon club in 2018.

    But Bielsa is ready to bring his fellow South American to Yorkshire.

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    FRESH SEED AT LEEDS

    18-year-old former Arsenal player Sam Greenwood is stealing the headlines and hearts of the Leeds camp.

    He continues to impress as again he was on target for the reserves against Middlesborough where the Whites ran out 1-0 winners.

    It looks to be a steal of a deal which only cost Leeds £3m to snatch him away from the Gunners.

    According to HITC, a fan even went as far as to say “Why Arsenal would let him go is beyond me”.

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    CANT BE SERIOUS?

    Leeds are going hard to try and sign Todd Cantwell, according to reports.

    Marcelo Bielsa's side are being tipped to land the Norwich playmaker after the Canaries were relegated last season.

    According to Football Insider, they are “back in” for the £15million-rated ace.

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    MORE PEP ON BIELSA

    Bielsa won league titles in Argentina before going on to manage his national team and Chile.

    He also took charge of clubs in Spain and France before guiding Leeds to their long-awaited promotion.

    Guardiola said: “It is a good present, a good gift, to have him here in the Premier League because his teams are always a joy to watch.

    “They always want to attack and produce some good football for spectators. That is good news for England.”

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    WHO 'ELS COULD I ADMIRE?

    Pep Guardiola claims he still has some way to go to match the stature of Marcelo Bielsa in the world game.

    The Manchester City manager has often spoken of how he has regarded the veteran Argentinian coach as an inspiration throughout his career.

    The pair meet for the first time in England on Saturday as Guardiola takes his City side to Bielsa's Leeds, who are back in the Premier League this season after a 16-year absence.

    Guardiola said: “He is probably the person I admire the most in world football – as a manager and as a person.

    “I think he is the most authentic manager all the time, in terms of how he conducts his teams, he is unique. Nobody can imitate him, it's impossible, especially his behaviour as a person off the pitch.

    “When I get the pleasure to spend time with him, it's always inspirational for me. The value of the manager does not depend on how many titles or prizes you won. It is about his knowledge as a manager.”

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    BOET TO SET SAIL

    Leeds are poised to sign Jean-Paul Boetius for £4.5million after missing out on Michael Cuisance.

    The Mainz winger has attracted interest from Marcelo Bielsa after the Bayern Munich ace failed to pass his medical in Yorkshire.

    According to BuliNews, Fulham and Leeds are both interested in Dutch winger Boetius.

    Leeds also remain interested in Manchester United’s Daniel James.

    And at just £4.5million, nobody can blame them.

  • <a href='http://www.thesun.co.uk/sport' rel='external nofollow ugc' class='url'>Alex Terrell</a>

    SETTING UP 'CAMP

    Manchester United will launch a bid for Sevilla attacker Lucas Ocampos after being frustrated in their chase for Jadon Sancho, according to reports.

    Red Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer had also tried to pursue Barcelona's Ousmane Dembele on loan after hitting a wall with Borussia Dortmund.

    The Germans value England international Sancho at £109million.

    So now United are looking at plan C to get in back-up for Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial and Mason Greenwood before next week's deadline.

    Ocampos, a 26-year-old Argentine, has been at Sevilla since 2019 and helped the LaLiga side win the Europa League last term.

    ESPN claim Sevilla are ready to sell him for £35m.

  • Alan Scott

    GOOD MORNING, LEEDS FANS

    Pep Guardiola has hailed Marcelo Bielsa as the world’s most authentic manager ahead of Man City’s clash with Leeds.

    Pep beamed: “He is probably the person I admire the most in world football – as a manager and as a person.

    “He is the most authentic manager in terms of how he conducts his teams. He is unique. Nobody can imitate him, it's impossible.

    “I don't see him quite as much but when I get the pleasure to spend time with him, it's always inspirational.”

    Meanwhile, Leeds have set their sights on signing Daniel James from Manchester United. 

    The winger is expected to be allowed to leave Old Trafford if the Red Devils sign a replacement winger. 

    But it has been widely reported that James would rather stay at United to fight for his place.

     

    He made 33 Premier League appearances last season, scoring three goals and making six assists.

    Finally, Leeds’ record signing Rodrigo has described boss Bielsa as a “scientist” of football.

    The £36million man told BT Sport: “Bielsa, he has a totally different way of training – he’s like a scientist. He analyses everything, everything he does in training is for a reason.

    “We did something in training today called ‘murderball’, so the names say everything.”

  • Anthony Chapman

    ROD REST

    Leeds’ record signing Rodrigo has described Marcelo Bielsa as a “scientist” of football.

    The £36million man told BT Sport: “I’m very happy to be here, it’s an important challenge for me at this moment of my career.

    “I’m 29, probably the best years of my career and I think this is a good moment for me.

    “Bielsa, he has a totally different way of training – he’s like a scientist. He analyses everything, everything he does in training is for a reason.

    “We did something in training today called ‘murderball’, so the names say everything.”

  • Anthony Chapman

    NEW LOOK

    Marcelo Bielsa is eyeing up a move for Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez.

    Tuttomercato claims the Uruguay star has emerged as the man to replace Michael Cuisance.

    Bielsa is desperate to strengthen in the middle of the park.

    And Nandez has emerged as a prime target after Cuisance's move from Bayern Munich collapsed.

  • Anthony Chapman

    TAKING THE MIC

    Former Leeds striker Noel Whelan admits he is disappointed a deal for Michael Cuisance collapsed.

    He told Football Insider: “Look, we definitely needed to get more bodies into Elland Road, I guess this is where the medicals work.

    “We don’t want to be bringing in a player who’s not going to be fit and might be struggling with an injury that might put him out, we’re going to need everyone fit and firing for the Premier League campaign.

    “We don’t want another Augustin episode where he’s injured, overweight, this is why medicals are there, to show any kind of issues or worries over a player you’d be paying a lot of money for.

    “I think everyone was getting quite excited, 21-years-old from Bayern Munich, big prospect so on that front, very disappointing. It is a setback, absolutely.”

  • Anthony Chapman

    PEP TALK

    Marcelo Bielsa has lavished praise upon Pep Guardiola ahead of their meeting this weekend.

    Bielsa said: “I do not feel like a mentor to Guardiola. It's not just how I feel, it has been evidenced to not being the case.

    “If there's a manager who is independent in his own ideas, that is Guardiola.

    “It's not just because I say it is, it's because his teams play like no other team.

    “Many believe that [Guardiola's Barcelona team] is the best club team ever created.”

  • Anthony Chapman

    SCORE REEL

    Leeds have set the Premier League alight since their highly-anticipated return.

    Indeed, they've scored EIGHT goals in their first three games.

    But which one is your favourite?

  • Anthony Chapman

    SOL SEARCH

    Ole Gunner Solskjaer is reportedly willing to listen to offers for Daniel James in a bid to raise up funds for Manchester United's desperate Jadon Sancho pursuit. 

    However, the Old Trafford board are reluctant to sign off on a possible £25million sale of the Welsh star, according to ESPN. 

    And the outlet claims club chiefs believe United’s reputation for developing players could be damaged if they let their young signing depart so quickly.

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