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‘Here We Go’ – Leeds United Sign £30 Million Player Dubbed ‘America’s Best Male Footballer’

Weston McKennie, Leeds United target, in training

A Weston McKennie Leeds United move is in its final stages, with Fabrizio Romano having given the move the “Here We Go” treatment. The Juventus midfielder was previously dubbed “America’s best male footballer” by Men in Blazers for his performances with the national team.

Weston McKennie Leeds United Move Agreed

What Were the Difficulties in the Weston McKennie Leeds United Move?

Leeds United reportedly already had an agreement on personal terms with Weston McKennie, with discussions between the clubs being the only remaining sticking point for a while. There were already personal terms agreed between the player and the Premier League club, with a final move subject to the clubs. After what were sure to be complicated negotiations, the Elland Road side got the move done.

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What are the Terms of the Weston McKennie Deal?

The club will pay approximately £0.9 million for an initial loan deal. After this period, the club have the option to complete the deal permanently for almost £30 million. This will be the club’s third signing of over £10 million in this window alone, showing serious investment into the squad by the ownership as the club battle the threat of relegation. There are no details out in public regarding the player’s contract, although given his experience he is likely to be one of the most highly-paid players at Leeds.

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Were There Any Threats to the Move?

There was a late threat to the Leeds United Weston McKennie move, as Nottingham Forest had a reported interest in the move. Hijacking transfers is a growing trend in this window, with Premier League clubs continually fighting each other for the same signings. This could be a sign of the financial weight of the division, as clubs invest heavily to make the most of their position in the top league. The Whites are no different, spending plenty to fight against relegation.

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