Report: Leeds confident of signing Said Benrahma for less than £20m if Brentford lose at Wembley

    After protecting promo to the Premier League, Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has guaranteed the fans that the Whites will be active in the summer transfer window.

    According to reports from The Athletic, Leeds are expected to sign 4 to 5 players this summer, with Marcelo Bielsa definitely aiming to make needed additions.

    Signing a striker, a midfielder, a central-defender, and an assaulting midfielder are leading concerns.

    Phil Hay of the Athletic has claimed that Leeds might be aiming to sign Brentford duo Ollie Watkins and Said Benrahma this summer.

    Watkins is the division’s second-highest scorer this term with 25 regular- season goals and would fit Bielsa’s methods. He does the exact same task as Patrick Bamford, however with a much better conversion rate.

    The report declares that Leeds are also admirers of Watkins’ colleague Benrahma

    The 24- year-old has scored 17 goals and offered 9 assists this season in the Championship, however his contribution goes far beyond that.

    It will be hard for Leeds to sign both forwards if Brentford win the play- off final on Tuesday at Wembley.

    Nevertheless, the Whites are confident that they can sign Benrahma for less than ₤20 million must they lose at Wembley.

    Benrahma is a wonderful player and he is playing his best football at the minute. A move to Leeds might be on the cards if Brentford stop working to secure promo.

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