Some Manchester City fans are urging their side to insert a buy-back clause into any deal taking Ian Poveda to Leeds United.
Leeds Live reported on Friday that Poveda is expected to arrive at Elland Road this month as Jack Clarke’s replacement.
And the website adds that the teenager should join the Whites on a permanent deal – if not now then in the summer after an initial loan spell – and become part of Marcelo Bielsa’s first-team squad.
Poveda made his one and only Manchester City appearance against Burton Albion last season, but he was part of the Blues squad which travelled to Atalanta in the Champions League earlier this campaign and has his fair share of admirers at the Etihad Stadium.
This is how some of those are reacting to the rumour on Twitter…
Good move. Cheeky little buy-back clause and see how he develops.
— RyanD2588 (@D2588Ryan) January 13, 2020
Very unfortunate to let him go but you could tell we weren’t truly planning to bring him into the squad
— Ryan Guerrier (@RStephaneG) January 13, 2020
According to Leeds Live, Poveda is one of three signings being pursued by the Whites in the January transfer window.
The Southampton striker Che Adams has been identified Leeds’ prime target, while the Chievo goalkeeper Elia Caprile was ‘understood to be’ undergoing a medical with at Thorp Arch this weekend.
Manchester City fans – what can Leeds expect from Poveda?
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