As things stand, there is no agreement between Leeds United and Cagliari over the transfer of Nahitan Nández.

The midfielder has been a target of Marcelo Bielsa’s for quite some time now, and talks between the two clubs did take place, only for them to dwindle for a while.

There was some kind of rebirth from the ashes on Tuesday, with it said talks were continuing, but the sticking point remains the release clause and how it should be paid.

The Uruguayan can go if €36m are paid to the Serie A side, which Leeds seem reluctant to do for the time being, as explained by La Nuova Sardegna.

According to the newspaper on Wednesday, the Elland Road side ‘continue to monitor the situation’, and while the Premier League club ‘initially seemed willing to pay the release clause’, there was then a ‘slowdown’.

Why isn’t said, but it appears we shall know soon enough whether Victor Orta and co. will make their move, as La Nuova Sardegna state ‘the next few days will clear things up’.