Planning for the future - Leeds United should sign Daniel Bentley this summer

The Southend United goalkeeper would be an excellent signing for the club.

Leeds United boss Steve Evans has made it clear that Leeds will not be bringing in emergency loan signings just for the hell of it at the moment.

The club are clear of relegation and way off of promotion so have very little to play for this season.

With that in mind they have plenty of time to start planning for the new season.

Leeds should be looking to strengthen every position for the future, including the goalkeeper position.

Marco Silvestri has improved, but he continues to have his moments and a new signing would be welcome from the Leeds fans.

But who?

It should be a player that the club have been linked with in the past - Southend United goalie Daniel Bentley.

The talented 22-year-old has been one of the Football League's brightest young goalkeepers in recent times and is out of contract in the summer. He has already made it clear that he has no intention of signing a new deal at Roots Hall - meaning he will be available, for a compensation fee, in the summer.

Bentley is a composed and solid keeper with an excellent shot-stopping ability.

He would be an improvement on their current options and would be a signing for the future, considering his tender years.

Leeds need to start planning for the future now and Bentley should be the goalkeeper they go for.

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