Report: Leeds United eye Harry Cochrane of Hearts

Hearts Harry Cochrane during the pre season friendly between Hearts and Newcastle on July 14, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Harry Cochrane from Heart of Midlothian.

Hearts Harry Cochrane during the pre season friendly between Hearts and Newcastle on July 14, 2017 in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Leeds United are interested in signing Harry Cochrane from Heart of Midlothian, according to The Scottish Sun.

It has been reported that Leeds’s director of football, Victor Orta, is keen on doing a deal now for the 16-year-old midfielder.

The Championship club in England would £500,000 down plus extras in order to secure the services of the Scotland Under-16 international, according to the report.

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Cochrane is a hugely talented and promising young footballer who has already made five appearances in the Scottish Premiership this season.

The midfielder is one of the best and most talented young players in Scotland, and one can understand why Leeds are (reportedly) interested in him.

A general view of fans arriving at Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March...

However, it remains to be seen if Hearts would be interested in doing business with Leeds over a player who has just broken into the first team.

Cochrane is tipped for great things in the future, and it would make sense for the Scottish Premiership club to hold onto him for a bit longer.

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