We are now two thirds of the way through the January transfer window and the rumours linking Leeds United with a number of players continues.
This week the main talking point has centred around two former academy boys. One leaving and one returning.
Fabian Delph has finally arrived back at Elland Road for a month from Aston Villa.
Early in the week, the rumours started to circulate that club captain Jonny Howson was on his way to Norwich.
Leeds broke their silence in midweek admitting they had accepted an offer for Howson from Norwich. All he needs to do now is pass a medical and agree personal terms.
Two players have joined Leeds on trial this week. Craig Jones has joined from Welsh Premier League side TNS and South African Matty Pattison has also trained at Thorp Arch and scored in a behind closed doors friendly.
The best rumour this week was linking Leeds with Banana Yaya from Cameroon. Not sure if he`s any good but what a great name.
The worrying thing this week has been the rumour of as many players leaving as those joining.
Ross McCormack was rumoured to be present at the Wigan game last Monday along with his agent and Tom Lees and Adam Clayton continue to be strongly linked with a move to Bolton.
Simon Grayson said there would be a number of players leaving this month but at the moment we have seen just youngster Will Hatfield leave and now Jonny Howson to Norwich.
Just over one week to go now until the window closes. Do not worry, Grayson has many ‘irons in the fire` and he is at ‘advanced stages of negotiations` with one or two players.
Also we are not selling anymore of our first team players – Watch this space.
If you see or hear of anything then feel free to post them in the comments box at the bottom of this article.
Leeds transfer rumours
Keith Andrews – Blackburn
Andros Townsend – Tottenham Hotspur (signed on loan)
Mark Marshall – Barnet
Alan Smith – Newcastle (Again)
Martin Kelly – Liverpool
Jason Puncheon – Southampton
Adam Smith – Tottenham Hotspur
David Cotterill – Swansea City
John Flanaghan – Liverpool
Graham Dorrans – West Brom
Celso Borges – Fredrikstad (Norway)
Steed Malbranque – Fulham
Chris Birchall – LA Galaxy
Jason Koumas – Free agent
Kirk Broadfoot – Glasgow Rangers
Sean St Ledger – Leicester City
Fabian Delph – Aston Villa (loan)
Kris Boyd – Eskisehirspor (Turkey)
Emile Heskey – Aston Villa
Sammy Clingan – Coventry City
Brian Stock – Doncaster Rovers
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain – Arsenal (loan)
Kevin Foley -Wolverhampton Wanderers
Nick Montgomery – Sheffield United
Craig Jones – TNS (Welsh Premier) – Having trial at Elland Road.
Matthew Pattison (Mamelodi Sundowns -South Africa) – Having trial at Elland Road
Banana Yaya (Cameroon)
Joan Angel Roman – Man City
Andy O`Brien – Bristol City
Aidan White – Bolton & Arsenal
Billy Paynter – Brighton (permanent)
Alex Bruce – Huddersfield (permanent)
Luciano Becchio – Middlesbrough
Ross McCormack – Wolves & Everton
Jonny Howson – Bolton
Adam Clayton – Bolton, Stoke, Fulham & Wigan
Tom Lees – Bolton
Jonny Howson – Norwich (Clubs agreed a fee)
Ross McCormack – Wigan
Lloyd Sam – Millwall
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