Wednesday’s edition of De Telegraaf brought a claim Leeds United are keen to sign Giovanni Troupée from FC Utrecht, on a loan deal until the end of the season.
With the recent injury to Luke Ayling, bringing a right back in isn’t the worst idea for Thomas Christiansen, and with Troupée edged out of the Utrecht team after injury saw him lose his place, the pieces all fit snuggly together.
But there’s competition, with the Dutch newspaper naming Sampdoria, Hellas Verona and Benevento.
Leeds United have a distinct advantage here, and you’ve probably already guessed what that is.
The Polish midfielder this week completed a loan move to FC Utrecht, which shows there’s lines of communication open between Leeds United and the Eredivisie club.
Tuesday’s edition of De Telegraaf reported Klich’s stay in Utrecht could extend beyond the summer: ‘Klich does fit in the long-term planning of FC Utrecht’
Utrecht would have talks with Leeds United at a later date to see if they could agree a permanent deal.
Well, you scratch my back and I’ll scratch yours, FC Utrecht.
None of the other clubs have such an advantage.