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Leeds United fans definitely do not want Ben White to be joining Chelsea this summer.

The Daily Star suggest Chelsea are ready to rival Leeds for £40 million-rated White’s signature, as the two clubs battle to sign him from Brighton & Hove Albion.

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Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is not particularly popular at Elland Road, through his time as Derby County boss.

And Leeds fans are hoping that White, who has made himself a real hero at Elland Road over the past season, does not end up joining forces with Lampard.

Leeds had White on loan over the past campaign, and his performances were a major reason behind why the Whites were able to earn promotion.

The 22-year-old was so steady at the back, and his ball playing ability seriously caught the eye.

Leeds have been unable to agree a fee for White so far though, with Brighton seemingly determined to keep hold of the centre-back.

If Leeds are able to bring in White this summer it would be a major boost for them, as he would surely reclaim his place in their starting line-up straight away.

In other news, Report: Club made contact with Tottenham player at the weekend, he wants to leave