Report: Leeds United heading race for Liverpool’s Ryan Kent

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Liverpool’s Ryan Kent is reportedly wanted by Derby County, Middlesbrough and Leeds United in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool winger Ryan Kent has to sign a new contract with the club, according to The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 59, July 23, 2017).

It has been reported that Championship clubs Leeds United, Derby County and Middlesbrough are interested in the 20-year-old winger.

Leeds are heading the race for Kent, claims the The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 59, July 23, 2017), with the Rams and Boro also credited with interest in the Liverpool youngster.

Barnsley's Ryan Kent celebrates scoring his sides second goal

However, it has been reported that the England Under-20 international will have to sign a new deal first with the Merseyside outfit.

Kent is a very talented and promising young winger, and it would make sense for Liverpool to keep hold of him for the coming years.

Ryan Kent scores the second goal for Liverpool

The Englishman, though, does need to play competitive football at this stage of his career, and it would be good for him if he joins a club in the Championship on loan for the 2017-18 campaign.

Leeds, Derby and Boro all will be aiming to finish in the top six of the Championship next season, and the winger would get valuable experience if he joins any of those clubs.

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