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According to Calciomercato.it, talks between Leeds United and Udinese over the signing of Rodrigo De Paul have stalled.

It has been reported by the Italian news outlet (8:15pm UK time, September 17, 2020) that Leeds are not willing to meet Udinese’s demands of €30-€35 million (£27.41-£31.98 million) as transfer fee for the 26-year-old, who can operate as an attacking midfielder or as a winger.

Talks had been going nicely between the Premier League club and the Italian outfit over the transfer of De Paul, but they have stalled now, according to the report.

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According to WhoScored, De Paul scored seven goals and provided six assists in 34 Serie A matches for Udinese last season.

During the 2018-19 campaign, the Argentina international scored nine goals and provided eight assists in 36 league games, according to WhoScored.

Good signing for Leeds United?

Pablo Hernandez is the creator-in-chief at Leeds, but the Spaniard is not getting any younger and he needs support.

De Paul is a very good player who scores goals and creates chances, and he is at the right age to make the move from Italy to a big club in England such as Leeds.

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