Leeds are allegedly set to make a bid for Lazio defender Luiz Felipe.
In response to Italian media stories, the Whites are eyeing the 23-year-old Brazilian centre-back as Marcelo Bielsa seeks to strengthen his group forward of Leeds’ first Premier League marketing campaign in 16 years.
High centre-back goal Ben White, who spent final season on mortgage at Elland Street, has been branded ‘not on the market’ by Brighton, so Bielsa has been pressured to determine alternate defensive targets.
And La Lazio Siamo Noi declare Felipe has emerged as Leeds‘ latest choice – with talks for the defender ‘accelerating in the previous couple of hours’.
In response to the report, the Yorkshire giants are on account of bid round £27million (€30m) for Felipe, though this supply is prone to be rejected.
It is because Lazio are demanding a switch price which is round £6-7m (€7-8m) increased than Leeds’ ready bid.
The Italians are unwilling to promote Felipe this summer season however chairman Claudio Lotito is ready to money in if this asking value is met.
Felipe is highly-rated with over 100 profession appearances to his identify regardless of his youth, and he’s additionally beforehand been linked with Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona.