Leeds United have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to Caleb Ekuban’s imminent departure from the club on a permanent basis.
Trabzonspor have announced on their official Twitter page that they will exercise an option to sign Ekuban on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window.
The 25-year-old joined the Turkish club on a season-long loan deal from Leeds in the summer of 2018.
Ekuban joined Leeds from Italian club Chievo in the summer of 2016 for a transfer fee reported by The Yorkshire Evening Post to be worth £500,000.
According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Trabzonspor will pay the Whites an initial transfer fee of £2 million to make Ekuban’s loan deal permanent, and the deal will also include add-ons.
Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to the latest development on the future of Ekuban.
Below are some of the best comments:
Yönetim Kurulumuzca; İngiltere'nin Leeds United FC'den kiralık olarak kadromuzda yer alan ve satın alma hakkı kulübümüzde bulunan profesyonel futbolcu Caleb Ekuban'ın satın alma hakkının kullanılmasına karar verilmiş olup futbolcu ve ilgili kulübe gerekli bildirimler yapılmıştır pic.twitter.com/Zy6U194QuB— Trabzonspor Kulübü (@Trabzonspor) May 3, 2019
Good luck to Ekuban, wasn't to be at #lufc nice profit on sale to add to next season's transfer budget— Richard Box (@richardboxy) May 3, 2019
Yes credit where it's due.— Jonny (@cyclingjonny) May 3, 2019
Best of luck Caleb. A nice guy, worked his socks off just didn’t have enough for us at the time— LUFC Worldwide (@LUFC_WorldWide) May 3, 2019
Another good piece of business by Victor Orta. Oh, wait, a hate figure at Elland Road last season and instrumental of Bielsa's arrival . #lufc— Yorkshiretarra (@yorkshitarra) May 3, 2019
Good luck to him. A hard working, honest player, just not good enough, or simply didn't fit with the teams ways.— Jo Bedford (@El_Loco_JoJo) May 3, 2019
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