Leeds United are in talks with Belgian Club Brugge about signing left-back Laurens De Bock, according to HLN.
The Belgian news outlet claims that the 25-year-old has already agrees personal terms with the Whites and that talks were held with officials from the Championship side last week.
It is understood that Thomas Christiansen’s side are still yet to reach an agreement for the defender and that it could take £2.66million to secure his services.
The report details that the Brugge ace is attacking interest from Italy, but is in favour of a switch to Elland Road.
De Bock is willing to ditch the chance of a title medal with his side 11 points clear of the Belgian Jupiler Pro League to join Leeds’ promotion hunt in the Championship.
The left-sided flyer is predominantly a left-back and his attacking instincts mean he can be used as an emergency winger if required.
Good move for Leeds?
De Bock looks like he would be an excellent addition to the Leeds squad and fix the problem position in the team.
The left-back would walk straight into the starting XI and has a wealth of experience that would make him a top signing.
He has made 177 appearances for Brugge and featured in both the Champions league and Europa League for them.
This Is Futbol rating: 8/10
Likely to happen?
Leeds are certainly in the driving seat to sign De Bock after the player agreed terms with the club and is keen on joining.
Christiansen’s side still have to agreed a deal with the Belgian giants for the defender, but the near-£2million deal should certainly be reachable.
This Is Futbol rating: 7/10