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Leeds United and Juve are currently in talks over a potential deal for American midfielder Weston McKennie

Max Statman



Leeds United and Juventus are currently in talks over a potential deal for American midfielder Weston McKennie, according to reports from respected transfer journalist Fabrizio Romano. Discussions are said to be ongoing regarding the conditions of the deal, with both sides working to finalize the transfer.

McKennie, who is a product of the FC Dallas academy and currently plays for Juventus, is a highly rated young player known for his work rate, versatility and ability to contribute in both defense and attack. He has already established himself as a regular in the US national team and has shown his quality during his time in Serie A.

Leeds United are understood to be in the market for a central midfielder and McKennie is believed to be one of their top targets. The club has reportedly been in talks with Juventus for several weeks, working to iron out the details of the deal.


However, it should be noted that Leeds United are also said to be keeping an eye on Azzedine Ounahi from Angers as an alternative option. The young Algerian is also a central midfielder and has made a good impression in Ligue 1.

It remains to be seen which option Leeds United will choose, but fans of the club will be eagerly waiting for updates on the situation. With the transfer window now open, it won’t be long before we find out whether McKennie or Ounahi will be joining the club.


I am seasoned senior correspondent at Forza Juventus, where I specialize in providing in-depth coverage of transfer news, insightful analysis, and everything related to the world of Juventus.