Agent comments on Leeds United-owned Caleb Ekuban’s future

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Caleb Ekuban is on loan at Trabzonspor from Leeds United.

Caleb Ekuban of Leeds United during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Leeds United and Port Vale at Elland Road on August 9, 2017 in Leeds, England.

The agent of Leeds United-owned striker Caleb Ekuban, Graziano Battistini, has told Tuttomercatoweb.com that Trabzonspor will sign the 25-year-old on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window.

Ekuban joined Turkish club Trabzonspor on a season-long loan deal from Leeds in the Championship in England in the summer of 2018.

 

The Ghana international striker has made 11 starts and 12 substitute appearances in the Super Big in Turkey for Trabzonspor so far this season, scoring five goals and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

The 25-year-old striker made 12 starts and eight substitute appearances in the Championship for Leeds during the 2017-18 campaign, scoring one goal in the process, according to WhoScored.

Ekuban’s current contract with the West Yorkshire outfit is until the summer of 2021, according to Transfermarkt.co.uk, and his agent has said that the striker will be signed up by Trabzonspor on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window.

Caleb Ekuban of Leeds United  during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Leeds United and Port Vale at Elland Road on August 9, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Battistini told Tuttomercatoweb.com about Ekuban: “He is doing very well at Trabzonspor. He has a great chance of being able to play in the African Cup.

“He has an important potential and is demonstrating it. Trabzonspor will buy him from Leeds. He is a footballer ready for big stages. His moment is coming.”

While Leeds are aiming to clinch automatic promotion from the Championship to the Premier League at the end of the season, Trabzonspor are challenging for a place in the top two of the Turkish Super Lig.

Tyias Browning of Sunderland (L) takes on Caleb Ekuban of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sunderland and Leeds United at Stadium of Light on August 19, 2017 in...

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