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Leeds sporting director Salerno drops huge signing hint on Twitter

Leeds look closer than ever to signing Palermo duo.

Leeds United appear to have wrapped up the signings of Granddi Ngoyi and Sol Bamba.

Italian website Tuttomercatoweb last night wrote that a deal to bring the pair in on loan from Palermo was 'done', and Leeds United's sporting director has now dropped a huge hint on Twitter that an announcement is imminent.

Nicola Salerno sent out a Tweet on Thursday morning picturing both players, with a simple message which said 'good luck'.

For a deal to fall through now would be humiliating for him personally, and clearly he is so confident everything is signed and agreed, to send out such a message.

Ngoyi, 26, signed for Palermo in 2013 but has fallen out of favour at the Serie A side, and they are happy to allow the central midfielder to go out on loan. He is a former French under-21 international who played 17 first team games for PSG.

Bamba has experience in English football, having been a former fan favourite at Leicester City, and he could provide useful cover in central defence. He also played in the SPL with Hibs, and played in Turkey for Trabzonspor before moving to Palermo last summer, but did not manage to break into the side.

Leeds United or Palermo have not yet officially confirmed the deals themselves, but it appears surely it will not be long.

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