Italian newspaper Gazzetta Dello Sport claim Leeds are battling AC Milan within the race to signal Sassuolo midfielder Junior Traore – the elder brother of Manchester United wonderkid Amad Diallo.
Traore, 22, has spent the previous three seasons with Serie A membership Sassuolo – initially on a two-year mortgage earlier than finishing a everlasting transfer final summer season. He has since scored 18 objectives in 100 appearances.
During the 2021-22 season, the three-time Ivory Coast star had a hand in 12 objectives from attacking midfield throughout 32 appearances. That is, regardless of solely beginning 22 of these 32 – and finishing 90 minutes solely 3 times.
The report claims that Milan and Leeds are main the race to signal the ex-Empoli expertise – with a charge of £21.5million required to land his signature. He has a contract at Sassuolo till the summer season of 2024.
Leeds battling Milan in race to signal Traore
Traore is a superb expertise. His capability to each rating and create regularly in a Serie A division that’s shortly enhancing is definitely eye-catching. His versatility, too, given he can play within the center and out extensive.
However, Brenden Aaronson may be very comparable. The USA worldwide has joined Leeds for the same charge, if not barely extra. The similar age, the identical positions, the identical sort of aim output.
Had Leeds not introduced in Aaronson, you’ll contemplate a transfer for Traore more likely. However, with Aaronson – and Champions League facet Milan within the race – you’ll say the Serie A champions are on pole.
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