After the signings of Robin Koch and Rodrigo Moreno, Leeds are still in the market for midfielder who can offer the creativity and open up the defences like Pablo Hernandez. With the influential play maker nearing the end of his career, this summer Leeds will be looking to both replace him for the coming years, … Continue reading Rodrigo De Paul: Scouting Report!
As the transfer window starts to hot up, so do the players being linked with Leeds United. Multiple reports from South America are suggesting that Leeds United have turned their attentions to FC Basel striker Arthur Cabral, with a reported 15 million pound bid being made. The 22 year Brazilian who spent last season on … Continue reading Arthur Cabral: Scouting Report!
Leeds United look set to continue a summer rebuild of their under 23’s side ahead of their first season in the Premier League 2 after becoming a category one academy. With a number of last season’s players set for loans away during this transfer window, there will be gaps that need filling. One player that … Continue reading Cody Drameh: Scouting Report!
Over the past week Leeds United have been heavily linked with the signing of Joe Gelhardt from Wigan with the club believed to have met with him and his agent yesterday for talks. The Liverpool born Striker who joined Wigan in 2013 made his Wigan debut in April 2019 against Birmingham City and has since … Continue reading Joe Gelhardt: Why are Leeds so keen on the Wigan forward?
Three clubs in the last year applied to go from a rank two academy to a rank one academy, Burnley and Crystal Palace have just announced that they have been granted academy one status, so this leaves just one club left waiting to hear if they was successful or not. That club is Leeds United … Continue reading Category One Academy Status: What does its mean and how will it benefit Leeds United?
Nohan Kenneh turned 17 in January, signed his first professional contract with Leeds United the same day despite being linked to many big clubs including PSG and towards the end of the 2019/20 professional development league season, became a regular for the under 23’s. He was born in Liberia before moving to Leeds when he … Continue reading Nohan Kenneh: Player analysis!
When Bielsa first arrived at the club fans didn’t quite know what to expect. Most certainly didn’t expect to see Phillips play at centre back and Dallas at centre midfield so successfully. In hindsight, we should have. We are talking about a coach that many top managers in the game regard as one of the … Continue reading Bielsa’s multi-functionality, how the current Leeds team adopt it and the importance of it for the academy
Whilst football is on hold, the coaches and others members of staff are still hard at work. Bielsa has set his coaches a number of tasks to complete whilst they wait until football is back and despite not being out on the grass, their schedules are just as full. As everyone is aware, the first … Continue reading Darren Arnott: Coaching in Spain, under 23 football and working with Marcelo Bielsa!
The big debate over the last few weeks on twitter has been who should be Leeds United’s POTY, with 90% of the first team in the running for the award due to their on field success so far. Things are slightly different when it comes to deciding who should win that award for the under … Continue reading FocusOnLeeds Under 23’s Player Of The Year: Pascal Struijk
With the current season still up in the air due to the current pandemic, looking at future signings seems strange. As the summer transfer window is likely to either change dates or to be shorter, planning is key. We know that Victor Orta and his scouting team spend years scouting players and one player that … Continue reading Scouting Report: Robin Koch to Leeds United?