Mark Hateley claims Leeds fans will love Ryan Kent

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.

Leeds United reportedly want the Liverpool winger.

Ryan Kent of Rangers (14) celebrates as he scores his team's first goal during the Scottish Ladbrokes Premiership match between Rangers and Hearts at Ibrox Stadium on October 7, 2018 in...

Mark Hateley has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that Leeds United fans will fall in love with Ryan Kent if he moves to Elland Road.

According to Goal.com, negotiations between Leeds and Liverpool are going well and the Whites could pay around £10 million in total for the 22-year-old.

Kent had a brilliant season-long loan at Rangers last season, winning Young Player of the Year in the Scottish Premiership.

And Hately, who played for United and Rangers, says that the tricky winger is a player who supporters of the West Yorkshire club will love, even if he isn't the finished article just yet.

 

He told The Yorkshire Evening Post: "He was a bit of a game changer. I think he’s still got a lot to learn. Very exciting player to watch as a fan, very quick, very enthusiastic, full of tricks.

“I think he just needs to get games, play, but fans would love him.”

The big thing for Leeds is where does he fit in?

The Whites have already signed a winger for each side - Jack Harrison and Helder Costa - but Bielsa seems to be really keen on the Reds attacker, meaning that he must have an idea.

United have also signed Jack Clarke on loan from Tottenham, which complicates things for him.

Ryan Kent of Rangers (14) celebrates as he scores his team's second goal during the Ladbrokes Premiership match between Livingston and Rangers at Tony Macaroni Arena on January 27, 2019 in...

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