EXCLUSIVE By way of Pete O’Rourke
Leeds are able to rival Celtic for the signature of Brentford midfielder Romaine Sawyers, Soccer Insider understands.
Celtic had been main the chase for Sawyers right through this switch window and feature already observed a bid of round £2million rejected by means of Brentford for the 27-year-old.
A Leeds supply has advised Soccer Insider that Marcelo Bielsa is an admirer of the Bees captain and regards him as any individual who can upload creativity to the Leeds midfield subsequent season as they give the impression of being to head one higher than final season and win promotion to the Premier League.
Sawyers is coming into the overall 12 months of his contract at Brentford and a variety of golf equipment north and south of the border had been tracking his state of affairs at Griffin Park.
The flexible midfielder, who joined Brentford from Walsall 3 years in the past, made his identify in English soccer in attacking roles sooner than basically settling right into a deeper central position within the final 12 months.
Brentford are prepared to stay cling of Sawyers as they give the impression of being to problem for promotion subsequent season.
However the Championship outfit, who signed Pontus Jansson for £5.5million at first of this week, may well be pressured to cash-in at the midfielder sooner than the shut of the switch moderately than possibility permitting him to run down his contract.
Sawyers made 41 league begins amongst 46 appearances for Brentford final season and took over because the common captain final autumn.
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