‘Total agreement’ reached as Leeds zone in on rising Netherlands starlet

Crysencio Summerville Feyenoord

Leeds have reached “total agreement” with Feyenoord over a deal to bring teenage Netherlands winger Crysencio Summerville to West Yorkshire, according to reports.

The Whites have already shown serious willingness to bolster their exciting academy ranks. Sam Greenwood is one of the latest talents to have arrived, signing from Arsenal last month.

His move followed successful raids on Wigan for Joe Gelhardt and Fulham for Cody Drameh, among other players.

According to Gianluca di Marzio, Leeds have not finished there. Several previous reports have indicated the club’s interest in bringing Summerville, 19, to the club.

The latest report now claims Leeds are “very close” to sealing a deal, which will cost around €1million (£900,000).

What’s more, top journalist Fabrizio Romano adds (via Twitter) that there is “total agreement” between Feyenoord and Leeds.

Summerville, 18, has risen through Feyenoord’s youth ranks in recent seasons while also enjoying two loan spells.

He scored five goals and assisted one other in a six-month loan spell at Dordrecht which ended last summer. In the 2019/20 season, meanwhile, he contributed to five goals in 21 Eredivisie games at ADO Den Haag.


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As for first-team attacking reinforcements, the Whites have displayed a strong desire to to improve their firepower. Indeed, Rodrigo Moreno arrived from Valencia last month for a club-record fee.

However, Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa also wants a new winger, with Ryan Kent one name previously mentioned. Leeds struggled in negotiations with Rangers, though, having at least one bid rejected.

Further reports claim Leeds are eyeing a move for Udinese’s Rodrigo de Paul. Paris Saint-Germain’s Julian Draxler is also a target, but he has not been convinced about a move to the Whites.

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