Latest Leeds United transfer rumors: Lewis Cook return, Ben White boost, Ryan Kent update

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Leeds United’s attempt to prepare their side for their debut Premier League season is intensifying. The Whites are eyeing a number of potential candidates this summer and continue their efforts to bring former loan star Ben White back to the club.

There’s more on that and two more loads of interesting transfer rumors and gossip in our final roundup below.

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Cook back on the cards

Leeds United are reportedly in the process of making an offer to re-sign Lewis Cook.

According to Football Insider, the Whites have Cook “firmly” on their radar ahead of the new season.

The 23-year-old went through the club’s academy before leaving with a £ 6million contract with Bournemouth in 2016.



Lewis Cook during a training session at Vitality Stadium on March 11, 2020
Lewis Cook during a training session at Vitality Stadium on March 11, 2020

Cook, who made 27 Premier League appearances last season, has two more years on his contract at Vitality Stadium.

Ben White boost

Brighton have given Leeds United some Ben White transfer potential.

Leeds were reported to have had three offers for White turned down as they aimed to sign the former star from last season’s loan.

Club captain Lewis Dunk has also been linked with a move, but the Seagulls have now reached a new five-year deal with the defender.




It is quite possible that now will give Leeds a boost as Brighton’s position on White could now soften.



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Ryan Kent last

Leeds United “are considering” a second offer for Rangers ace Ryan Kent, The Athletic reports.




Gers boss Steven Gerrard confirmed this morning that his side had turned down an offer, which was worth up to £ 10million, from the Whites.

The 23-year-old has scored seven goals in 21 SPL appearances during the 2019/20 season and was on the scoresheet for Rangers’ 3-0 win over St Johnstone earlier this month.

Leeds continue to be closely linked with Kent, but without a release clause in his contract Rangers are holding out.

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