Leeds United have made a number of signings in the summer transfer window so far.
Leeds United have been very busy in the summer transfer window so far and have made a number of signings.
Among the players Leeds have recruited so far this summer are midfielder Mateusz Klich, goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald and Vurnon Anita, who can operate as a full-back or as a defensive midfielder.
Midfield is an area that the Whites are looking very strong at the moment. The presence of youngsters Kalvin Phillips and Ronaldo Vieira in the team adds to the competition for places in that department.
Liam Bridcutt has been on the books of Leeds on a permanent contract since the summer of 2016 following a loan spell at Elland Road from Sunderland.
The Scotland international midfielder has proved to be a good player for Leeds, but the 28-year-old defensive midfielder has admitted that there will be competition for places.
“The boys have been looking forward to coming away,” The Yorkshire Evening Post quotes Bridcutt as saying. “We’re here to work and to fight for our places.
“Everyone who comes in, we always make them feel welcome. The key point for this season is that there’s going to be a lot of competition for places. We know that and everyone’s going to fighting, pushing you on to play.”
Leeds narrowly failed to finish in the top six of the Championship last season, but the West Yorkshire outfit will be determined to clinch a playoff spot during the 2017-18 campaign.