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Phil Hay reiterates Leeds United’s plans for multi-million pound transfer

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Jack Harrison has been in impressive form for Leeds United this season, with the on loan winger becoming a mainstay in the side under Marcelo Bielsa.  

Leeds oversaw Harrison’s development last season, with the Manchester City man inconsistent during his opening months at Elland Road. However, he found consistency towards the back end of the campaign and kicked on over the course of pre-season.

This year, the 23-year-old has played in every Championship fixture and has five goals to his name. Additionally, Harrison has notched seven assists, helping him better last year’s output with nine games of the season remaining.

According to The Athletic, Leeds have the option to make Harrison’s loan move to Elland Road permanent for £8m, with Phil Hay’s latest write up reiterating that the Whites intend to push on with that deal when the summer comes around.

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Harrison’s form this season has helped Leeds to the top of the Championship table, with only nine games separating Bielsa’s side from a Premier League return.

Of course, their promotion push has been placed on hold due to the outbreak of coronavirus, with no date confirmed when the final nine games of the season can take place.

The Verdict  

It makes complete sense for Leeds to sign Harrison permanently in the summer, whichever division they find themselves playing in.

He’s improved drastically under the guidance of Bielsa, with the 23-year-old looking like a winger that’s ready to take the step into the Premier League.

£8m is a little bit of a snip too, with worse wingers floating around with a similar price-tag.

Leeds will hope that the deal for the Manchester City man is straightforward.

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