Should Leeds United's Bailey Peacock-Farrell consider moving amid links?

Leeds United fans cheer their side after the final whistle during the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Second Leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in...

Leeds United's Bailey Peacock-Farrell was dethroned from Marcelo Bielsa's starting XI last season when Kiko Casilla joined the club in January.


Another day. And another Leeds United player is being touted for a move to another club, in this case, the Premier League.

This time it's goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell, who is attracting the interest of Sean Dyche's Burnley, as reported by the Daily Mirror.

As things stand, Peacock-Farrell is number two behind January signing Kiko Casilla, who endured a nightmare end to last season.


If Peacock-Farrell were to make the switch to Turf Moor, then just like at Elland Road, he would be finding himself sitting on the bench. 

If the Northern Irishman is going to continue to play a back-up role to Casilla under Marcelo Bielsa ahead of the new season, then isn't he better of moving to the Premier League and playing that role? 

Earlier on in the summer, Peacock-Farrell made it clear that he will leave Leeds if he cannot guarantee himself regular football, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Jack Colback of Nottingham Forest beats Bailey Peacock-Farrell of Leeds United to score goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground...

Once again, whilst he may not earn regular football at Burnley, he may feel that he is better off learning his trade at a Premier League club than staying at Leeds if his current status remains. 

There's no doubt that the 22-year-old produced an indifferent campaign last season, and perhaps was deserved to be dropped, but considering his current standing at Elland Road, and the lure of England's top-flight, it might just be too much for the back-up keeper to ignore the reported interest from the Lancashire club. 

If he were to leave for Burnley then he could find himself as number two, especially if Tom Heaton and Joe Hart depart the club this summer.

Thomas Heaton of Burnley     during the Premier League match between Burnley and Arsenal at Turf Moor, Burnley on Sunday 12th May 2019.

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