Leeds United are talking to former shiny teenager Ronaldo Vieira with Marcelo Bielsa eyeing a mutually helpful reunion.
Vieira, now 23 years outdated, was on the books at Elland Highway from 2015-2018. Regardless of his younger age, he broke by way of to the first-team and have become an everyday starter within the 2016/17 season. The standard he displayed didn’t go unnoticed.
Certainly, Serie A facet Sampdoria swopped for the previous England under-21 worldwide.
The Italians signed him for round £7m – a transfer which then new boss Bielsa wasn’t pleased with, however was sanctioned nonetheless.
Since then, Leeds have gone on to seek out their means again to the Premier League regardless. Vieira, nonetheless, has seen his profession stutter.
He made 44 appearances within the first two seasons along with his new membership. After which final 12 months he was loaned out to league rivals Hellas Verona.
Accidents have brought on him critical points. A knee downside has prevented him from taking part in in any respect to date this season.
So with lower than two years left on his contract, Sampdoria want to regain a few of their funding in January.
As per Club Doria, they need simply £4.25m for the midfielder. Subsequently, Leeds are ‘attempting to persuade’ him to return to the membership.
The Whites’ damage woes have been effectively documented this season, so further our bodies could be welcomed within the January switch window.
Whether or not the transfer might really occur is questionable, although. Vieira was near becoming a member of Sheffield United in the summertime, however failed his medical.
The information has divided Leeds followers, with some attracted by a budget price ticket, whereas others query whether or not he might have a right away affect.
Leeds points start to ease
Leeds’ crippling damage disaster might present no quick indicators of abating, although they will no less than quickly welcome a squad defender again to their matchday ranks.
That progress has earned recognition with Bielsa; the Leeds boss often calling him into their matchday squads.
However, having hurt his calf, he’s been missing for the past few weeks.
That though has finally eased enough for Hjelde to make a much-welcome return to training.
And following the Under-23s 0-0 draw with Everton on Monday, coach Mark Jackson confirmed Hjelde and attacker Amari Miller’s return to motion.