Leeds United transfer news LIVE: New signing Jamal Blackman sends messages to fans plus Radrizzani discusses Bari investment

After the successful victory in the World Cup, people attention, has now turned exclusively towards the domestic matters.

With the beginning of the first week for Leeds United, who were ready with their hectic schedule of preseason friendlies, with Tuesday night’s trip to Forest Green. That’s the first of three matches this week, as we get our first taste of Marcelo Bielsa’s side in action.

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21:30 Blackman takes to Twitter

Jamal Blackman has taken to Twitter to dish out a quick message to the fans. ‘Time to get to work,’ he says. And he’s right – by this time tomorrow Leeds will have played their first pre-season match of the season.

 

19:41 Leeds U18s lose Gothia Cup opener

Hosts IFK Göteborg took a 1-0 lead in their Group 2 clash, only for Henri Kumwenda to pull one back for Leeds. But a late penalty made it 2-1 to the hosts.

 

19:28 What to look out for in pre-season

On Tuesday night, Leeds United return to first-team action as their pre-season programme of matches gets underway at Forest Green Rovers.

 

17:40 Pick your XI for Forest Green

Plenty of interest in exactly what we’re going to see from Bielsa going into pre-season. We get our first glimpse tomorrow night.

16:47 Radrizzani backs away from Bari rescue

Andrea Radrizzani, said the following statement, “Unfortunately, the short time available to perform detailed and thorough due diligence, in line with an operation with a high-risk profile, force us reluctantly to abandon this idea and challenge. Hopefully, the club can be saved and we remain available to evaluate future collaborations and investments”.

15:59 Every Championship transfer

With Leeds securing their second new face of the summer and West Brom landing Kyle Bartley today, it looks like the start of a busy week for transfers in the Championship.

15:23 Chelsea wish Blackman luck

Chelsea has put out a quick message to Jamal Blackman, wishing him luck…

 

14:38 The Chelsea take on Blackman

We spoke to Oli Harbord of football.london to get the skinny on the new Leeds United signing. Blackman is on his fifth loan signing now, but as Oli points out, he’s still very highly rated at Stamford Bridge.

 

09:50 Leeds fans everywhere…

Leeds, being represented on the biggest stage of all…

 

09:15 Radrizzani eyes Bari investment?

Over in Italy, there have been reports this weekend that Andrea Radrizzani has looked at investing in crisis-hit Bari. There’s a deadline of 6 pm tonight in order for the club to register for the upcoming season, so we should know what happens soon enough.

 

08:42 U18s in action

Here’s a look at Mark Jackson’s squad, plus all the kick-off times which you can follow in the tournament’s official app…

 

08:24 Vieria rumors

The biggest Leeds United transfer line in the Sunday papers yesterday was a report linking Ronaldo Vieira with Neil Warnock’s Cardiff City side. Which, of course, didn’t go down well with Leeds United fans.

 

07:41 Greetings…

Good morning folks and welcome to the start of another week in the life of Leeds United.

 

by Ankit Sharma on July 18, 2018

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