Leeds United had been linked with Maxim as recently as this month.
Leeds had been linked to winger Alexandru Maxim.
Alexandru Maxim has been strongly linked to Leeds United.
Alexandru Maxim has endured a troubled season with Stuttgart - but there's no doubting the quality of the long-standing Leeds United target.
Leeds United are very close to making a signing, according to reports in Romania.
Leeds United have made one signing so far this summer, bringing in Hadi Sacko from Sporting Lisbon.
The Romanian has worked with Pep Clotet in the past.
The Romanian has recently rediscovered his form for the 2.Bundesliga side.
The current Leeds United boss failed to get the best out of Jonjo Shelvey at Swansea City and he should avoid a similar situation with Maxim.
The Romanian playmaker appears in desperate need of a change of scenery - perhaps Leeds United should have offered him a fresh start.