NEC manager speaks about the future of Anthony Limbombe after Leeds reportedly bid £1m

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Could Leeds United be closing in on another new wide player?

The manager of Dutch club NEC Nijmegen, Ernest Faber, has been speaking about the future of reported Leeds United target Anthony Limbombe in comments later published online by Soccer News, suggesting the young winger could well be on the move before the January transfer window closes.

When asked on Saturday by television station Omroep Gelderland about the future of Limbombe and his teammate Christian Santos, Faber is quoted as saying, “I think that something will happen. We try to anticipate but we have enough talented players here…we are still waiting patiently with two days to go.”

Limbombe was heavily linked with Leeds in the summer and while no move went through then the Yorkshire Post reported just last week that the White had made a bid in the region of £1million for the left winger.

They are said to be facing competition from Spanish club Granada but given Limbombe’s continuing good form it is no surprise a few clubs are circling.

So far this season the 21-year-old has scored six goals and provided six assists in 21 appearances on the wing, with his standout performance coming against ADO Den Haag, when he either scored or assisted all the goals in a 4-1 victory.

Leeds have been relatively busy in the January transfer market but with time running out they will be hoping to get a few more deals over the line.

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