Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has recognized Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico as an ‘excellent signing’ for this summer season’s switch window, a report claims.
The Whites loved a stable first switch window upon their return within the Premier League, securing a number of key indicators. Raphinha is arguably the best of the bunch, including an thrilling attacking dimension. What’s extra, Bielsa upped his defense with the kidnapping of Robin Koch and Diego Llorente.
Nevertheless, the left-back is one space the place the manager did not strengthen his ranks.
TEAMtalk has discovered that Real Madrid star Miguel Gutierrez is on Leeds’ radar. The 19-year-old has not but played for the senior team, however Tottenham is as well.
In response to the Day by day Mirror, although, Tagliafico can be a target for Elland Highway bosses.
The 28-year-old player wrote a new deal along with his Dutch employers in December. However whereas that took its expiry date to 2023, he’ll most likely be free to discover a new membership this summer season.
Manchester City have beforehand had hyperlinks with the Argentine international player, with the left-back being a problematic place for Pep Guardiola.
Nevertheless, the Day by day Mirror experiences that Tagliafico ‘match the invoice’ for Bielsa in his precedence search for a new left-back.
Whereas the 28-time international won’t change into a first-choice full-back if he indicators, he would play a key function in difficult Stuart Dallas.
Certainly, TEAMtalk understands that serving to to advance the Northern Irishman is in Bielsa’s remit for subsequent season.
As well as, Ezgjan Alioski’s contract expires on the end of the season and it stays unclear whether or not he’ll sign a new contract.
Tagliafico has developed a popularity as a no-nonsense defender. He has picked up 41 yellow and two red playing cards in just over three years on domestic and international platforms.
This season, in the meantime, he has acquired eight yellow.
When it comes to his attacking contributions, the left-back has chipped in with 13 goals and 18 assists in 135 video games.
Bielsa is keen on Liverpool boss Klopp
Bielsa, in the meantime, has gained additional reward from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
Leeds meet the Reds in a key conflict within the Premier League on Monday, with Klopp previewing Saturday’s recreation.
The German revealed his admiration for the ‘Whites’ type of play, together with within the 2-1 victory over Manchester City.
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