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Cagliari to loan Italian playmaker to Leeds United - report

Leeds United may be about to get a welcome gift.

Massimo Cellino is hoping to complete his planned takeover of Leeds United before too long, and reports have even suggested he prepared to sell his stake in Cagliari to help smooth matters along.

Well there may be more unwelcome news for the Italian club, because a report states Cellino is poised to loan Leeds a player and create the first bond between the two sides.

Italian website Tuttomercatoweb claim is is 'certain' Leeds will be loaned playmaker Andrea Tabanelli:

"Andrea Tabanelli not wear the jersey of Cagliari in the second half of the season. It is certain that the understanding of Mediaset explains how the Sardinian club, after having purchased (him) on a temporary basis from Cesena, has decided in turn to send him on loan at Leeds."

Tabanelli, 23, is an attacking midfielder who has been playing this season in Serie B with Cesena. He has one goal and three assists to his name in 17 appearances.

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