Do Vitesse have advantage over Leeds in reported Jamal Blackman pursuit?

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.

Leeds United and Vitesse reportedly want to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Jamal Blackman in the summer transfer window.

Jamal Blackman of Sheffield United kicks balls thrown onto the field by Hull City fans in protest of owner Assem Allam during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Sheffield...

Jamal Blackman is a player in demand, with Leeds United and Vitesse reported to be interested in the Chelsea goalkeeper, who spent the last season on loan at Sheffield United.

According to Sky Sports, Championship club Leeds are interested in signing Blackman from Premier League side Chelsea in the summer transfer window.

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The Sun on Sunday (print edition, page 59, July 1, 2018) has claimed that Blackman has flown to the Netherlands to have talks with Vitesse over a potential loan move (click here to read more).

Sheffield United's English goalkeeper Jamal Blackman saves a shot from Leicester City's Spanish midfielder Vicente Iborra during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between...

The report has also claimed that the 24-year-old goalkeeper met with officials from Leeds earlier this week.

It seems that Blackman, who was quite successful during his loan spell at Sheffield United in the Championship last season, is exploring all his options, and maybe Leeds will miss out to Vitesse.

Chelsea's English goalkeeper Jamal Blackman stretches ahead of the UEFA Champions League round of 16 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Chelsea at the Parc des Princes...

True, Leeds will be aiming for the Championship playoffs next season and have a brilliant coach in Marcelo Bielsa, but Vitesse could play in the Europa League next season.

Leonid Slutsky’s side will feature in 2018–19 UEFA Europa League second qualifying round, and that could be more tempting to Blackman.

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