According to The Sun, Leeds United are closing on a loan move for Manchester City teenager Lukas Nmecha.
The 19-year-old, who made his first-team and Premier League debut for City last season, has been involved in his club’s preparations for the 2018-19 campaign.
City are believed to be prepared to send him on loan for the coming season, however, and a number of clubs have been credited with an interest.
That said, it is understood that Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa’s relationship with City boss Pep Guardiola has placed the Championship outfit in a very strong position.
Nmecha is clearly highly-rated at the Etihad Stadium, and could score the goals to help Leeds return to the Premeir League.
The Leeds fans have been offering their views on the transfer speculation on social media, and it would be fair to say that they want the 6ft teenager to arrive at Elland Road.
A selection of the Twitter reaction can be seen below:
City player yes.. But wasting millions on Norwood no.. Woods from Brentford.. Better.
— borisirishwhite (@leinsterwhite) August 3, 2018
Those two and a top class CB and then we are talking
— Mark Taylor (@MarkTaylor1979) August 3, 2018
Yes to both plus a centre half please
— Paul Mundy (@mundy_paul) August 3, 2018
YES! The way City fans talk about Nmecha, he sounds a class act!
Norwood would also be a fantastic signing for that holding role/further forward centre half role.
— ✌ (@bendywatter) August 3, 2018
Nmecha looks classy. As for Norwood, tbh I’d prefer a rock solid centre back? #mot
— Lawrence Grady (@goinggrey2) August 3, 2018
If we could finish this window with the pair of them is be chuffed to bits!
— Paul Roney (@RoneylufcPaul) August 3, 2018
if we get Nmecha that’d be brill looks a bit raw but got bags of potential that’s why he’s on City’s books #lufc
— Armo ☀️🌙 (@Jordan_Armo) August 3, 2018