EXCLUSIVE By Pete OÃ¢â‚¬â„¢Rourke
Marcelo Bielsa has given the inexperienced gentle for Leeds United to make a summer season swoop for Studying midfielder John Swift no matter whether or not his workforce safe promotion, Soccer Insider understands.
United are carefully monitoring the 23-year-old as they appear to signal a central midfielder this summer season who can compete with the likes of Adam Forshaw, Kalvin Phillips and Mateusz Klich for a spot within the facet.
A membership supply has advised Soccer Insider that Bielsa has been impressed by what he has seen of Swift, each in particular person and thru footage compiled by the membershipÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s recruitment workforce.
The Argentine supervisor regards the previous England Beneath-21 worldwide as a participant able to making the step as much as the Premier League and who could be an Ã¢â‚¬Å“perfect matchÃ¢â‚¬Â in his free-flowing workforce.
Studying are braced for a battle to hold on Swift following a season that has did not stay as much as expectations.
Swift has been considered one of StudyingÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s shining lights, scoring six targets and laying on three assists in 37 appearances in all competitors.
The previous Chelsea participant, who graduated from the Premier League giants academy ranks, has a contract on the Royals that runs till the summer season of 2022.
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