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Leeds United: Fans react to claims surrounding Ben White

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Leeds United fans have been reacting to claims about a potential move for former defender Ben White.

White, valued at £25.2m on Transfermarkt, had a very impressive year on at Elland Road back in 2019/20, playing almost every minute of every game as Leeds won promotion back to and earning the club’s Young Player of the Year award along the way, on top of being part of the Championship Team of The Year.

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It was no surprise, then, to see Leeds chase after his services last summer, ultimately to no avail. And it would appear as if that was the end of the matter, as a report from Football Insider has claimed that Marcelo Bielsa will not be making a move for him this time around, with the Argentinian supposedly happy with the players that already at his disposal.

This news was relayed to fans via the Leeds Insider Facebook page, where there seemed to be plenty who agreed on not making a move for him, so content were they with the players that they had:

Should Leeds try and sign Ben White again this summer?

Yes

Yes

No

No

It’s fascinating how quickly some fans have moved on from him despite what he did for them and the progress he’s made, even earning himself a call-up to the England squad.

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