Contract Agreed – Leeds United Agree Personal Terms with ‘Sensational’ World Cup Midfielder

Weston McKennie, Leeds United target, celebrating for USMNT

According to Fabrizio Romano, a Weston McKennie Leeds United move is getting more likely as the player and club have agreed on personal terms. The American midfielder would be a key signing for Leeds, joining his USMNT teammates Tyler Adams and Brenden Aaronson after CBS called his World Cup showing ‘sensational’.

Weston McKennie Leeds United Personal Terms Agreed

Why Are Leeds United Signing Weston McKennie?

One of the main reasons for Leeds United to sign Weston McKennie is the loss of Mateusz Klich earlier in the window. After a long stint at the club, the Pole left to join DC United. In spite of fans giving him a fond farewell, this still left a hole in the squad. A drop in form from Brenden Aaronson is another potential issue for the club, with the previously creative number ten increasingly losing the ball in the buildup and wasting the Peacocks’ possession.

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How Will Weston McKennie Fit Into the Squad?

Weston McKennie fits perfectly into the Leeds United squad after the departure of Mateusz Klich. One of the main issues with the club’s performance against Brentford was that there wasn’t enough creativity at the top of the pitch. There are plenty of ways of solving this problem. The Juventus midfielder’s range of passing and creative flair can add a lot to the way that the Whites go forwards, cracking defences open and providing far more clear-cut chances.

How Have This Windows Leeds United Transfers Been?

The Elland Road hierarchy can be happy with the deals they’ve done over January. Max Wober has already proven himself with a full Premier League debut leading to a clean sheet, with Georginio Rutter still waiting for his first appearance at Leeds United. Adding a creative midfielder to the mix is sure to make the side more cohesive and help the Yorkshire club to avoid serious relegation concerns. 

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