Date: 2nd June 2021 at 4:40pm
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Many Leeds United have been discussing an update about former player that emerged on social media.

Marshment recently relayed an update about Augustin, sharing an article from RB Live which claimed that Leeds will find out at the end of the week as to whether they might have to pay a compensation fee to RB Leipzig for the French striker.

It was stated that the case involving Augustin will be ruled by a judge from the Players’ Status Commission.

Do you think Leeds can win this case?

Yes

Yes

No

No

The dispute pertains to the loan agreement involving Leeds and Leipzig for Augustin in January 2020, when he had signed for the Whites on an initial loan. Leeds had an obligation to buy the player if they earned promotion to the , which they did.

The issue, though, lies in the date of the paperwork of the and Leipzig believe that Leeds should be paying.

Marshment’s tweet drew the attention of many Leeds fans, who made their views clear about this issue.

What did Leeds fans make of the news about Augustin?

“Interesting. I did wonder whether we had resolved this given the high figures in the accounts for player acquisitions last July. Appears not, fingers crossed for a good outcome for the club. I do feel for Big Kev in all this.

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“I think we just have to pay up.”

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