Report: Leeds eye transfer for Luca Connell

Bolton Wanderers' Luca Connell  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Bolton, England.

Leeds United want Bolton talent.

Leeds United are reportedly eyeing a move for Bolton Wanderers talent Luca Connell.

The Sun (12/5 page 59) report Leeds are planning a move for the versatile youngster.

Bolton Wanderers' Luca Connell applauds the travelling support as he's substituted during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Bolton Wanderers at Liberty Stadium on...

 Connell, 18, has already made his debut for Bolton, who have been relegated to League One 

 

 The youngster can play in midfield and defence and is wanted by Premier League clubs too.

Connell is out of contract at the end of the season.

Leeds would have to pay a compensation fee, but the Sun report this could be as little as £300,000.

Bolton Wanderers' Luca Connell  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on March 12, 2019 in Bolton, England.

Leeds are battling to earn promotion to the Premier League.

The Whites won their play off semi final first leg away to Derby on Saturday.

Winning promotion will help their cause to win the signature of Connell.

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