Agent of 18-year-old talent Fabrizio Alastra quizzed over Leeds United transfer, Avenatti also linked

General view outside the stadium before the game - Leeds United

Fabrizio Alastra is the latest name linked to Leeds United.

Leeds United have been linked with a surprise move for Palermo goalkeeper Fabrizio Alastra.

Alastra is just 18-years-old and made his debut for the Italian side earlier this year in Serie A.

Yet he has only one year left on his contract, and interest from the Whites has come up in negotiations.

Italian website Media Gol report comments from his agent Francesco Caliendo, who referenced their interest.

He said: "Leeds United? There is a difference between a manifested interest and concluding a transaction."

Gianluca Di Marzio also reports Alastra could leave Palermo, with fellow Italian side Messina interested.

To make his Serie A debut so young, Alastra is evidently a talent, but it is hard to see where he would fit in at Leeds United.

It would be a big ask for him to displace his 25-year-old compatriot Marco Silvestri, while Leeds already have another talented young stopper in Bailey Peacock-Farrell who has recently extended his contract, and Ross Turnbull also sitting in reserve.

Leeds United's Marco Silvestri looks dejectedLeeds United's Marco Silvestri looks dejected

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Meanwhile in other reports from Italy, Leeds have been linked again to Uruguayan striker Felipe Avenatti, of Serie B side Ternana.

Ternana News report Leeds continue to monitor the forward, who has five international caps.

Last season the 23-year-old scored an unimpressive six goals in 37 appearances in all competitions for the club.

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