- Current club: Leeds United
- Date of Birth: 8 November 1973
- Birthplace: Racine, Wisconsin, Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.
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Leeds United have agreed personal terms with USA international midfielder Weston McKennie, as the Premier League side look to wrap up a deal before the January transfer window draws to a close. The Juventus midfielder is currently in England, expecting to make a transfer this week.
Georginio Rutter is set to make a dream move to the Premier League, after terms were agreed between the player's club 1899 Hoffenheim and the Elland Road outfit, and yesterday personal terms were agreed for the forward. Despite previous reports suggesting that the deal would be worth around 16 million euros, it is understood that a surprise 30 million euro fee has been agreed; with the player flying to England tomorrow to undergo a medical and complete remaining administrative requirements for his new contract.
Leeds United have officially made a bid for 1899 Hoffenheim forward Georginio Rutter, with the English Premier League side tabling a bid of 15.9 million euros for the talented Forward. Rutter, 20, has impressed in the Bundesliga since his arrival from Rennes in 2021 and is a player the Leeds United boss Jesse Marsch is familiar with, having seen the France-born youngster in action in the Bundesliga whilst coaching RB Leipzig.
Leeds United have made a new approach for Marseille forward Bamba Dieng, a player that the Elland Road outfit very nearly signed during last summer's transfer window. In August, a fee of 10 million euros was agreed for Dieng, only for the player to pull the plug on a move at the last minute.
Leeds United have opened what is likely to be a busy January transfer window with the signing of Max Wober from Red Bull Salzburg in a deal worth an estimated 12 million euros. The Austrian international has signed a four-and-a-half year contract with the Elland Road outfit, and comes at the recommendation of former RB Salzburg manager and current Leeds boss Jesse Marsch.
Auxerre left-back Gideon Mensah has emerged as a target for Premier League sides Leeds United and Wolverhampton Wanderers, as both teams seek to bolster their defence ahead of a busy second half of the league season. It is understood that Auxerre will accept a fee of around 12 million euros for the Ghana international.
Leeds United have agreed a fee with Red Bull Salzburg to sign Austrian international defender Maximilian Wober in a deal worth close to 19 million euros. Wober, who has previously played with Rapid Vienna, Dutch giants Ajax as well as Spanish club Sevilla, has caught the eye for RB Salzburg's first team in recent months.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has refused to confirm whether Gabriel Jesus will be fit to face Leeds United on Sunday.
Leeds United will sign Senegal international forward Bamba Dieng from Marseille today in a deal worth 10 million euros. The 22-year-old striker comes for a bargain price as Dieng appears to have had a falling out with Marseille's management team, and demanded a transfer away from the club before the end of the window.
Leeds United are ready to sell winger Dan James amidst interest from Tottenham Hotspur, with the White Hart Lane outfit said to be preparing a £40 million bid for the former Man Utd starlet. James has slipped down the pecking order under manager Jesse Marsch.