Report: Casper Sloth set for Leeds departure in coming days, small transfer fee agreed

Casper Sloth - Leeds United

Leeds midfielder Casper Sloth is reportedly set for a move to Aalborg.

Casper Sloth - Leeds UnitedCasper Sloth - Leeds United

According to Danish outlet, Aalborg have struck a deal with Leeds United for midfielder Casper Sloth, with the player expected to seal the move in the next few days.

Sloth, 24, had emerged as one of the top young stars in Denmark during his time with AGF Aarhus, and after almost 150 appearances for the club, he moved on to Leeds United in 2014.

Casper Sloth  - Leeds United in action

Tipped as a major signing to kickstart the Massimo Cellino era at Elland Road, Sloth arrived with high expectations, but has ultimately been a disappointment in West Yorkshire.

After just 14 appearances in his first season with Leeds, Sloth didn't play for the first-team at all last season, and was consigned to the club's development squad in a lost campaign for the Dane.

Bolton Wanderers' Josh Vela in action with Leeds United’s Casper Sloth

Sloth's fortunes didn't change under a host of managers at Leeds, and now under new boss Garry Monk, forgotten man Sloth looks set to leave Leeds on a permanent basis. report that Aalborg wanted Leeds to release Sloth and let him return to Denmark, but the Whites refused such a proposal, and have now agreed to sell the midfielder to Aalborg for a small transfer fee.

England's Jack Wilshere (C) in action with Denmark's Emil Larsen (R) and Casper SlothEngland's Jack Wilshere (C) in action with Denmark's Emil Larsen (R) and Casper Sloth

It's claimed that Sloth, who has eight caps for the Danish national team, will return to Denmark in the next couple of days to finalise the deal and complete his exit from Elland Road.

With one year left on his deal, Leeds are seemingly happy for Sloth to leave on the cheap and get any sort of money for him whilst they still can, and personal terms are believed to be no issue as Sloth closes in on a move back to Denmark with Aalborg.

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