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Leeds United keen on signing Chelsea playmaker?

Leeds United keen on signing Chelsea playmaker?

Ross Barkley news

Barkley to Leeds?

Leeds United will make an approach to sign Chelsea midfielder Ross Barkley during the January transfer window.

The England international has struggled for regular game time with the Blues, and he has been restricted to just one league start.

His current contract does not expire until June 2023, but reports claim that he could be sold as early as the January transfer window.

Burnley and Newcastle United are weighing up bids, but The Star claims that the Whites are also expected to enter the race.

The Yorkshire outfit have struggled in his second season back in the top-flight, and they are presently just above the relegation zone.

Marcelo Bielsa is keen to add more creativity from midfield, and has his sights on landing Barkley, who is eyeing regular game time.

The Blues bought him from Everton for around £15m, and will hope to at least recoup the sum through his potential sale this winter.

Barkley was an unused substitute in the recent 3-0 win at Leicester City.