Leeds United are closing in on the signing of Bayern Munich midfielder Michael Cuisance.
The 21-year-old, who has represented France up to under-20 degree, moved to Bayern from Borussia Monchengladbach for £10m in August 2019.
Cuisance produced 10 appearances for the European champions in the course of the 2019-20 season, scoring just one purpose.
He arrived on as a substitute in Bayern’s initially Bundesliga game of the time, an 8- earn about Schalke.
But he was an unused substitute for the Tremendous Cup gain more than Sevilla and did not make the Bayern squad as they missing 4-1 to Hoffenheim in their most latest activity.
He also remained on the bench throughout the 2020 Champions League win above Paris St-Germain in August.
Cuisance would be Leeds’ fifth important signing of the summer subsequent their Championship title gain last time.
Their signings contain a club report £26m for Valencia forward Rodrigo, £18m for Genuine Sociedad defender Diego Llorente, £13m on Freiburg defender Robin Koch, and £16m on ex-Wolves winger Helder Costa.
BBC Radio Leeds reporter Adam Pope
Leeds presently have selection 10 Pablo Hernandez sidelined with a groin dilemma and have verified midfielder Adam Forshaw is still not prepared to return from a prolonged-phrase personal injury that has ruled him out for a 12 months.
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They have been connected with Udinese’s Rodrigo de Paul for a number of weeks, but it is now Cuisance who is set to struggle it out for a position in midfield, wherever record signing Rodrigo and Tyler Roberts have crammed in for Hernandez in more attacking roles in front of mainstays Mateusz Klich and the more defensive Kalvin Phillips.
Cuisance is believed to be a single of two signings Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa would like to bring in prior to the window closes on Monday evening. Manchester United’s Dan James continues to be a focus on must he be permitted to leave Outdated Trafford, the place the lookup for a winger carries on.