Report: Leeds United will have to pay at least £1 million to sign Tom Adeyemi permanently

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Leeds United may look to sign Tom Adeyemi on a permanent deal next summer.

It was confirmed today that Adeyemi has completed a season-long loan switch to Leeds United from Cardiff, and a report in Wales Online has outlined the potential of him moving to Elland Road on a permanent deal.

The 23-year-old agreed a season-loan loan deal with the Yorkshire club, and there is a clause in his contract leaving Leeds with the option to purchase him outright at the end of the 2015/16 campaign.

Cardiff signed Adeyemi for £750,000 last summer when he moved from Championship club Birmingham City, and they will be looking to make a profit on his sale next summer - with the clause in his contract set at roughly £1 million.

The report states that Leeds head coach Uwe Rosler is keen on signing Adeyemi on a three-year permanent deal in 12 months’ time, and although Cardiff are yet to accept such a deal, they are willing to see the midfielder leave for the £1 million asking price.

The loan deal works well for Leeds, as if gives Rosler a season to assess Adeyemi before moving for him on a permanent deal, and the price set on his head does not seem excessive if the youngster turns out to be a success for the Elland Road club.

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