Leeds Transfer Roundup: Cahill update, Leeds want Casilla gone, Interest in Sawyers

Thursday’s Leeds transfer roundup included news on a Dutch defender, a big contract demand from a star midfielder and a blow in the pursuit of a Premier League winger. Today’s edition features turnind down a Champions League winner, the potential departure of a goalkeeper and interest in a Championship rival’s captain.

Leeds to turn down Cahill

According to Friday’s print edition of The Mirror (12/07, page 67 – via HITC), Leeds are set to turn down the chance to sign former Chelsea center-back Gary Cahill. The Whites had reportedly been given the opportunity to snap up the 33-year-old, but he does “not fit the bill”.

Whites want Casilla to leave

Leeds are looking to sell former Real Madrid shot-stopper Kiko Casilla this summer according to Football Insider. Not only are the Elland Road outfit willing to listen to offers for the 6 foot 3 shot-stopper, but they are actively looking for a summer suitor.

Interest in Sawyers

The Daily Record is reporting that Marcelo Bielsa and co are interested in taking Brentford captain Romaine Sawyers to Yorkshire. Scottish Premier League champions Celtic are also looking at the 27-year-old. As it stands, Leeds have not made an official bid.

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