Report: Leeds United close to agreeing £3m deal for Florian Jozefzoon

Florian Jozefzoon of Brentford FC and Alan Hutton of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Aston Villa at Griffin Park on January 31, 2017 in...

Leeds United are close to reaching an agreement for Florian Jozefzoon, but they face competition from Derby County.

Florian Jozefzoon of Brentford FC and Alan Hutton of Aston Villa in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Aston Villa at Griffin Park on January 31, 2017 in...

Leeds United are close to agreeing a deal with Brentford for Florian Jozefzoon, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Leeds have been in discussions with Brentford over the winger since yesterday, and are now close to striking an agreement.

Leeds are said to be willing to pay £3 million for the winger, who impressed with the Bees last term.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side have been keeping an eye on Jozefzoon for much of the summer so far, but have been forced into action by Derby County.

Frank Lampard’s side have already had a bid accepted for the Dutchman, but Leeds are now looking to challenge for the 27-year-old.

Enda Stevens of Sheffield United chases Florian Jozefzoon of Brentford during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Sheffield United at Griffin Park on March 30, 2018 in...

Leeds still have not completed a permanent transfer so far this summer, with Lewis Baker and Jamal Blackman both only arriving on loan.

If Jozefzoon was brought to Elland Road he would increase the creative options available to Bielsa, and add to their pace of Leeds’ attack for next season.

Florian Jozefzoon of Brentford is tackled by Paul Smyth and Luke Freeman of QPR during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Queens Park Rangers at Griffin Park on April 21,...

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