Leeds United close in on Raphinha replacement and Tyler Adams latest

Leeds United are closing in on a deal for Feyenoord forward Luis Sinisterra as a replacement for the outbound Raphinha, with a deal for USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams also being worked on.

Brazilian forward Raphinha is certain to leave, though where to remains unclear as of now, with Barcelona and Chelsea fighting it out in a £60m deal for the Leeds United winger, and those at Elland Road are clearly planning for a future without him.

Though reports linked them with a move for PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo, they have instead moved for fellow Eredivisie star Luis Sinisterra, who enjoyed a fantastic season for Feyenoord last time out.

The 23-year-old grabbed 23 goals and 14 assists across 49 appearances in all competitions, and should he depart, is likely to net the Dutch side a record sale.

And he is not the only man seemingly set for a Leeds move.

Tyler Adams latest

RB Leipzig midfielder Tyler Adams is also set to move to Elland Road this summer, if a fee can be agreed with the German side, though that it not thought to be an issue.

With Kalvin Phillips officially joining Manchester City on Monday morning, there is a feeling that this deal may now be accelerated, with Jesse Marsch keen for the USMNT midfielder to replace the Yorkshireman, and Leipzig willing to accept offers around the £12m mark.

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Ben Browning

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