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Leeds United was linked with all the men and their dog during the summer transfer window, well at least that’s what it felt like even as people like Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Edinson Cavani they were rumored to be on their way to Elland Road.
But there is a realistic name that the Yorkshire giants need to reconsider starting in January, as the door has apparently been opened for them to attack this time.
According to West London SportQueens Park Rangers’ contract talks with attacking midfielder Bright Osayi-Samuel continue to stall, and now their manager Mark Warburton has warned he is not afraid to offer an ultimatum if he doesn’t sign an extension soon.
The 22-year-old saw a £ 5 million he moved to the Belgian club Club Brugge in early summer and as a result has remained on Loftus Road, where he has continued to show off his impressive feats.
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Osayi-Samuel has contributed to four goals in 13 Championship starts so far this season and also averages 3.4 dribbles, 1.5 shots and 1.3 key passes per game when playing anywhere behind the forward, a through Who scored.
It means you are well on your way to surpassing last season’s tally of five goals and eight assists, and their averages for all three facets have also improved since 2019/20.
You’d have to imagine that Warburton’s ultimatum is spoken through clenched teeth, as the former Brentford manager knows all too well how good the Nigerian-born Englishman is.
He has previously praised Osayi-Samuel as a “real handful” who has “a breakneck pace that terrifies defenders” so Leeds should be on him again afterwards. AllNigeriaFootball linked Yorkshire people with interest in May this year.
Given that Pablo Hernández is offside at the moment having not appeared in any of his last three Premier League outings, while having only started two of ten games, for Transfer market.
“He is going to be a true star of the future. It not only has speed, it has that end product. You can cross, get assists and score “, once said Steve McLaren too.
Rs sensation is out of contract this summer, so with a little advance planning, it won’t even cost Andrea Radrizzani a penny. Not bad when looking for someone suitable to take the reins of the Spanish veteran.
And in other news, Leeds should steer clear of the £ 60k-p / w ‘monster’ in January …