Leeds Set to Bid for “Outstanding Talent”

Leeds United are reportedly set to make a move to bring Hamilton Academical youngster Josh McDonald to Elland Road. The 18-year-old midfielder is said to be a priority for Leeds, who are keen to add to their pool of talent regardless of what division they are in next season.

According to Football Insider, the Whites have already been in contact with the player and his family and are preparing to submit an offer for the Scotland U18 international. However, they will face competition from Rangers, who are also said to be interested in securing McDonald’s signature.

Despite their eagerness to sign McDonald, Leeds are currently struggling to avoid relegation from the Premier League. The Whites find themselves just one point above the drop zone, and things haven’t been going smoothly since Marcelo Bielsa left the club. His successor, Jesse Marsch, was sacked in February, and there are concerns that the club is not heading in the right direction.

Some Leeds supporters have even turned on the club’s sporting director, Victor Orta, and the board. This makes it difficult to focus on signing young talents like McDonald, who may take some time to develop into first-team players. However, it’s worth noting that the midfielder has been dubbed an “exceptional talent” by coaches and could well be the next exciting prospect to come through the Thorp Arch ranks.

Leeds will have to tread carefully in the coming weeks, as they look to avoid relegation and rebuild for next season. If they can secure McDonald’s signature, they will have added another promising player to their ranks. However, there are bigger concerns for the Yorkshire club right now, and they will need to address these if they are to avoid a return to the Championship.

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