Leeds United linked with new trio of signings

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A reporter for the Yorkshire Evening Post has revealed three more players who have been linked with Leeds United.

Stuart Taylor, Marco Silvestri, Tommaso Bianchi and Souleymane Doukara have joined up with the Yorkshire-based club following their arrivals, although it is apparent that club owner Massimo Cellino is far from finished with his reshaping of the club.

Following his takeover - despite still having an ongoing transfer embargo - the Whites were linked to a multitude of Italian-based players - and it appears as if Cellino is going to use his Italian connections to bring in a further three targets - two of whom play in Serie A.

Sampdoria's Gaetano Beradi, AC Milan's Andrea Petagna and Robin Quaison of AIK in Sweden are being touted as the potential arrivals by Lee Sobot - a reporter for the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Beradi, a 25-year old right-back, was an important member of the Sampdoria set-up until the appointment of Sinisa Mihajlovic as manager, who limited the Swiss international to just five appearances during the 2013/14 season.

He has made a combined 140 appearances across the top two Italian divisions for both Brescia and Sampdoria.

Petagna, who spent the first half of the season on loan with Beradi at Sampdoria, is a 19-year old striker who has progressed through the youth ranks at AC Milan, making his debut in 2012 during a Champions League group stage defeat to Zenit St. Petersburg. Despite having never scored during his run out for the first-team, the Italian Under-19 international has netted 16 times in 36 games for AC Milan Primavera.

Swedish international Robin Quaison is the one target who plays outside of Italy - plying his trade with AIK in the Swedish Allsvenskan.

The midfielder has appeared 51 times for his current club, scoring seven goals, as well as netting two in four for the Swedish international team. The 20-year old is highly regarded in his country, and has been linked with a move to Serie A side Palermo in recent weeks.

Despite the promising reputations of all three players, Cellino will be hoping that he can convince them that Yorkshire is the place to play next season - with the potential lure of Premier League football enticing them to England.

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