Rosler claims Leeds 'not looking' to sign Tendayi Darikwa despite speculation

Uwe Rosler

Leeds manager Uwe Rosler says he isn't interested in signing Tendayi Darikwa.

Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has told BBC Radio West Yorkshire that he isn't interested in a deal to sign Chesterfield defender Tendayi Darikwa.

The Whites swooped to land their first two signings of the summer last week, bringing American goalkeeper Charlie Horton and Motherwell striker Lee Erwin to Elland Road.

Now, new manager Rosler will be keen to add more to his squad, and recent speculation has linked Chesterfield star Darikwa with a move to Leeds.

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported on Sunday that Leeds had held talks with Chesterfield over a deal to bring the 23-year-old to the club this summer.

Darikwa, who can play at right back or on the right hand side of midfield, has impressed in League One with the Spireites, and could now look to move up into the Championship after Chesterfield's play-off defeat to Preston North End.

However, Rosler has now poured cold water over the speculation, telling BBC Radio West Yorkshire that he isn't interested in Darikwa - because he already has three right backs in Sam Byram, Scott Wootton and Gaetano Berardi, which could suggest that Byram is staying at the club despite the Daily Mail recently suggesting that Sunderland are interested in him.

 

 

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