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Leeds United have reached an agreement over the signing of Rodrigo de Paul, but he wants to stay in Italy, Fanta Calcio report.

Leeds have been chasing the Udinese midfielder hard over the past few days, with Marcelo Bielsa very keen to add the Argentine to his group.

Leeds are said to have now agreed a price of £31 million for De Paul with Udinese, but there is still a complication.

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De Paul wants to stay in Serie A, which makes any deal difficult for Leeds to finalise.

It seems that the 26-year-old is going to take some convincing if he is to move to Elland Road, in what could be one of the signings of the summer in the Premier League.

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De Paul would offer Leeds even more quality and energy in the centre of the pitch.

The dynamic midfielder has been a real star in Serie A, and if Leeds can somehow change his mind and tempt him to come to England then it would be a real signal of their ambition ahead of the new campaign.

Leeds United summer transfers 2020

  1. Helder Costa

    Wolves (£16 million)

  2. Illan Meslier

    Lorient (£5 million)

  3. Jack Harrison

    Manchester City (Loan)

  4. Joe Gelhardt

    Wigan (£1 million)

  5. Cody Drameh

    Fulham (£800,000)

  6. Charlie Allen

    Linfield (undisclosed)

  7. Sam Greenwood

    Arsenal (undisclosed)

  8. Rodrigo

    Valencia (£26 million)

  9. Robin Koch

    Freiburg (£13 million)

  10. Crysencio Summerville

    Feyenoord (£1 million)

  11. Diego Llorente

    Real Sociedad (£18 million)

  12. Raphinha

    Rennes (£21 million)

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