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Report: Leeds United set to sign Ouasim Bouy

Ouasim Bouy (R) of Palermo kicks the ball as Giuseppe Mastinu of Spezia tackles during the TIM Cup match between US Citta di Palermo and AC Spezia at Stadio Renzo Barbera on November 30,...

Leeds United are closing in on another signing.

Leeds United are reported to be close to signing Ouasim Buoy, according to Dutch website De Stentor.

Buoy has been under contract with Juventus since 2012 but has barely featured for the Italian giants.

He has spent the past two seasons on loan in Holland with PEC Zwolle.

Ouasim Bouy (R) of Palermo kicks the ball as Giuseppe Mastinu of Spezia tackles during the TIM Cup match between US Citta di Palermo and AC Spezia at Stadio Renzo Barbera on November 30,...

It is claimed Buoy is extending his current deal with Juventus and will sign on loan at Leeds.

Buoy, 24, began his career in midfield but has switched to play at centre-back.

Ouasim Bouy of Palermo in action during the Serie A match betweenUS Citta di Palermo and SS Lazio at Stadio Renzo Barbera on November 27, 2016 in Palermo, Italy.

He has previously had loan spells with Brescia, Hamburg, Panathaniakos and Palermo.

Leeds currently only have two centre-back options available for the start of the season, Liam Cooper and loanee Matthew Pennington, with star man Pontus Jansson suspended.

The club have had a busy transfer window but defence remains a position they need to address.

Bouy has previously represented Holland at under-19 level.

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