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Five potential deals which could affect Leeds United on July 1

Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino

What can Leeds United expect as the transfer window officially opens?

General view outside the stadium before the game - Leeds UnitedLeeds United

The transfer window officially opens tomorrow (July 1), although several deals have already been concluded.

Leeds United have already snapped up Marcus Antonsson from Kalmar, but there are five other pieces of business which could potentially affect them tomorrow.

The first is the future of former Ascoli sporting director Francesco Marroccu.

Italian outlet Sardegna Sport announced back on June 13 that Marroccu would be appointed by Leeds United on July 1.

Leeds United Chairman Massimo CellinoLeeds United Chairman Massimo Cellino

Leeds owner Massimo Cellino denied this, speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post, claiming Marroccu could join 'next year' instead.

Over the last three weeks, Leeds have yet to appoint a sporting director in the mean time, and the post is still open for Marroccu, who worked under Cellino for several years at Cagliari.

Ashley Fletcher scores the first goal for BarnsleyAshley Fletcher scores the first goal for Barnsley

Another potential development for Leeds fans to keep an eye on is regarding Ashley Fletcher, who the Yorkshire Evening Post report is a transfer target for the club.

Fletcher is out of contract at Manchester United, and becomes a free agent tomorrow (July 1).

This could either speed up his potential switch to the Whites, or alternatively strengthen Manchester United's desire to get him re-signed.

If Fletcher does sign a new deal at Old Trafford then this also could help Leeds, as with the situation resolved, talks over a loan move could then commence.

News this evening via The Mail suggests Fletcher is set for a surprise move to West Ham.

If this does prove to be the case, then Leeds will at least know that it is time to move on and focus their efforts elsewhere.

Ashley Fletcher celebrates after scoring the first goal for BarnsleyAshley Fletcher celebrates after scoring the first goal for Barnsley

Also potentially on Leeds United's radar tomorrow, is the future of defender Joel Ekstrand, recently released by Watford.

Ektrand becomes a free agent on July 1, and the Bristol Post this week reported Leeds have offered him a contract, along with Bristol City and a number of other competing Championship clubs.

The Swedish international is a centre-back who has bounced back from a serious knee injury, and could make a decision on his future imminently.

Watford's Joel Ekstrand (L) in action with Bolton's Craig DaviesWatford's Joel Ekstrand (L) in action with Bolton's Craig Davies

Another deal which could go through is the signing of centre-back Kyle Bartley on a season long loan.

Yorkshire Evening Post reporter Phil Hay tweeted that the Swansea City defender could undertake a medical tomorrow and rejoin Garry Monk at Elland Road.

Arsenal's Olivier Giroud in action against Swansea's Kyle BartleyArsenal's Olivier Giroud in action against Swansea's Kyle Bartley

The final deal to look out for is one which could prove the most popular of the bunch, the potential exit of Giuseppe Bellusci.

The defender is currently in his homeland, and negotiations between Leeds and Empoli are claimed to be at an advanced stage.

Italian outlet Stop and Goal reported yesterday that a deal has been reached for the centre-back to join Empoli on loan for the season. More clarity regarding this could emerge tomorrow.

Leeds United's Giuseppe BellusciLeeds United's Giuseppe Bellusci

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