Spanish website suggests De Bock could join Leonesa on loan from Leeds

Leicester City's Algerian midfielder Riyad Mahrez (L) vies against Club Brugge's Belgian defender Laurens De Bock during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Leicester...

Leeds United are set to sign Laurens de Bock on a four-year deal.

(L-R) Stefano Denswill, Ruud Vormervand Laurens de Bock of Brugge pose with the trophy after winning 2-1 the Supercup match between Club Brugge and Standrad Liege at Jan-Breydel-Stadium on...

According to a report in Spanish news outlet Leo Noticias, Leeds United will loan out Laurens de Bock until the end of the season, upon signing him.

Leeds are set to sign De Bock from Club Brugge on a four-year deal, and he was expected to go straight into Thomas Christiansen’s starting line-up.

However, reports in Spain suggest that Leeds may have a different plan from what was expected.

Shinji Okazaki of Leicester City and Laurens De Bock of Club Brugge battle for possession during the UEFA Champions League Group G match between Leicester City FC and Club Brugge KV at The...

Leo Noticias claim that Leeds will loan out De Bock to Cultural Leonesa until the end of the season.

Leeds have already lent Leonesa Yosuke Ideguchi and have a good relationship with the Spanish club.

Yosuke Ideguchi (C) of Japan celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier match between Japan and Australia at Saitama Stadium on August 31, 2017 in...

Whether the Whites’ apparent plans to loan out De Bock will now change as a result of Luke Ayling’s injury remains to be seen.

The most obvious solution to replacing Ayling appears to be for Christiansen to bring Gaetano Berardi to right-back and slot de Bock in at left-back for Leeds.

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