Date: 10th May 2019 at 7:01pm
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Some Leeds supporters have been reacting on social media, after Sky Sports claimed Manchester United are close to agreeing a £15million deal for Swansea winger Daniel James.

The 21-year-old had come as close as physically possible to sign for the Whites back in January, having travelled to Elland Road for a medical and to negotiate personal terms.

We had even agreed a deal with Swansea to see the Wales international join Marcelo Bielsa’s squad, too. But the Jacks pulled the plug at the eleventh hour, feeling that our £10million combined option-to-buy, dependant on promotion, was insufficient.

Negotiations between our top winter target and Swansea over a new contract then got underway, with his deal at the Liberty Stadium due to lapse in the summer of 2020.

Since returning to Wales from his Elland Road medical, James continued to hit great heights under Graham Potter, which had attracted the attention of numerous Premier League sides, all vying to beat us to the punch and acquire the pacey wide man.

Altogether during his breakthrough campaign with Swansea, James has four Championship goals and seven assists to his name, and was declared the Man of the Match when Wales beat Slovakia in March.

Now, it seems, the Red Devils have won the race, as Sky are claiming he is set to join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s rebuilding mission at Old Trafford, and give the former centre-forward the youthful winger he is thought to be after.

News that we look set to miss out on James again easily got some of the Elland Road faithful reacting online…

 
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