Leeds United reportedly want the Liverpool winger.
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.
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