Report: West Brom hoping to tempt Massimo Cellino into Charlie Taylor sale

Leeds United's Charlie Taylor

Tony Pulis wants the Leeds United left-back and a £5 million deal is being mooted.

Leeds United's Charlie TaylorLeeds United's Charlie Taylor

Leeds United may have to brace themselves for a renewed approach for their left-back Charlie Taylor in the coming weeks, as a report in the Birmingham Mail suggests that West Bromwich Albion may be about to revisit their interest in the player.

The report claims that West Brom boss Tony Pulis is now ready to turn his attention to Taylor after failing in a bid to sign Jeffrey Schlupp from Leicester City.

Leicester's Jefferey Schlupp celebrates scoring their second goal with Ngolo KanteLeicester's Jefferey Schlupp celebrates scoring their second goal

Taylor is not for sale, according to Leeds United manager Garry Monk, but West Brom are believed to still be considering a move.

The Birmingham Mail report that the Baggies are hopeful of tempting Massimo Cellino into a sale with a starting bid of £5 million being mooted.

Leeds United owner Massimo CellinoLeeds United owner Massimo Cellino

At that price Leeds are going to struggle to say no, considering the fact Taylor is out of contract this summer and has so far struggled to negotiate an extension with the club.

West Ham's Sam Byram clutches his legWest Ham's Sam Byram clutches his leg

Leeds found themselves in a similar situation with Lewis Cook this summer – who went on to join Bournemouth – and Sam Byram, who left for West Ham in the New Year with just six months left on his deal at Elland Road.

Leeds will no doubt be doing all they can to keep hold of the player, but no that a significant fee will be impossible to reject given his current contract situation.

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