It’s been well-documented that Leeds United have a firm interest in signing Southampton striker Che Adams before the January transfer window closes.
But it had previously been reported by the Daily Mail that the Saints weren’t willing to send the striker out on loan anytime soon, as Ralph Hasenhüttl saw the former Birmingham man as a key player in his plans for the future.
The Athletic’s Phil Hay issued an update on Leeds’ pursuit of Adams on Tuesday, and revealed that Southampton are yet to reject their approach for the striker.
both on the list of players Leeds would take. Adams still no 1 choice – which I know sounds bizarre but Southampton are still to reject their offer.
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) January 21, 2020
Adams has made 20 appearances in all competitions this season for Southampton, and it seems as though this potential deal is likely to go the distance in the January.
Leeds are likely to be active before the transfer window closes, with Eddie Nketiah recently returning to Arsenal early from his loan spell.
Plenty of the Elland Road faithful took to social media to react to Hay’s latest update on Leeds’ pursuit of Adams.
Take a look at the best of the reaction from Twitter below….
This is Dan James 2.0
— William Beddard (@willbeddard) January 21, 2020
Have they just not answered the phone or what? makes no sense
— Cheadle guy (@CheadleWhite) January 21, 2020
— Margaret💞 (@Mminimen) January 21, 2020
This is going to be another Dan James isn’t it Phil, may aswell be resigned to the fact we’re not signing a decent striker.
— Rich (@B1GRich2020) January 21, 2020
Disbelieving and unforgivable post last season, lessons need to be learnt, needs sorting ASAP
— Richard Lang (@richardlang05) January 21, 2020
How long do we sit and wait?
— Lee Thompson (@lufcThommo) January 21, 2020
Who’s more likely to be seen in a Leeds shirt Phil? Forshaw, Roberts or Adams?
— burdinho (@burdinho) January 21, 2020
I thought leeds set a deadline on this deal, could get silly this
— JORD (@jordyc243) January 21, 2020
Have they checked the junk folder in outlook?
— Dan (@Danny_Slugsy) January 21, 2020
I wouldn't want Adams, we need a goal scorer which clearly he isn't, might be an half decent player but let's not kid ourselves he's not 20-30 goal a season player.
— Neil Clayton (@NeilCla24892926) January 21, 2020
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