Following a largely inconsistent loan spell with Leeds United, parent club Everton handed a contract extension to young defender Matthew Pennington, securing his services until 2021.
That suggested the Toffees had high hopes for the 23-year-old, but recent reports hint that the appointments of Director of Football Marcel Brands and new manager Marco Silva have seen the situation drastically change.
Indeed, Mirror Football claim Brands is aiming to offload around twelve players, and Pennington is one of those whose future hangs in the balance despite signing a new deal.
With that in mind, we recently asked Leeds fans whether the club should move to re-sign the former defender during a transfer window which could well see the much-revered Marcelo Bielsa take the managerial reigns at Elland Road.
But according to our poll, the vast majority of Leeds fans are happy to see the back of Pennington, with a whopping 83% voting against the notion of a summer transfer swoop. Which defenders should the Whites target instead? Let us know by commenting below…
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Which defenders should be brought to the club instead this summer, Leeds fans? Let us know by commenting below...
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