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Leeds United can land their own Nunez with De Ketelaere transfer

Leeds United have already spent a significant amount of money on bringing new players to Elland Road in the summer transfer window.

According to Transfermarkt, the Whites have spent just over £52m by securing deals for Marc Roca, Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen.

Another Premier League club that have also been busy in the window is Liverpool.

In addition to Calvin Ramsey and Fabio Carvalho, the Reds broke their club-record transfer fee by splashing out a hefty fee of £85m to bring Darwin Nunez to Anfield from Benfica.

With some weeks still left before the summer window closes, Leeds have the chance to secure what could be their own version of Nunez before their 2022/23 campaign kicks off.

Earlier this week, it was reported that the Whites are looking to launch a move to sign Club Brugge attacker Charles De Ketelaere.

In 120 senior appearances for the Belgian club, the 21-year-old has scored 25 goals and delivered 20 assists across all competitions, highlighting the attacking talent he has at a fairly young age.

Having played in 33 league games last season, the youngster found the net 14 times and provided seven assists for his teammates.

This, in a similar sort of way, mirrors how prolific Nunez was for Benfica last season that eventually caught the eye of Liverpool.

With 41 appearances to his name across all competitions last season, the Uruguayan racked up 34 goals and four assists.

In fact, the new Liverpool attacker is included on a list of similar players to De Ketelaere according to Football Transfers, further highlighting the connection between the two.

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Speaking to Het Nieuwsblad (via Goal) about the young Belgian, former Brugge midfielder Gert Verheyen had this to say about him: “His versatility is a huge asset. He is complete, with a mix of physical and technical qualities.”

This versatility was on full display last season as the Belgian international played in numerous attacking and midfield positions for his side.

Moving forward, the prospect of Jesse Marsch getting his own version of Nunez this summer in the shape of De Ketelaere is one that the Leeds hierarchy should do all they can to make a reality.

AND in other news: Jesse Marsch can from “outstanding” duo in Leeds United swoop for £6.75m-rated target

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