Leeds face a transfer battle for Danish right-back Rasmus Kristensen
Leeds face a £10m transfer battle for right-back Rasmus Kristensen, with German giants Borussia Dortmund and Brentford also in for the Denmark international
- Rasmus Kristensen is thought to be of interest to a number of clubs in Europe
- Leeds will look to strengthen their squad following their Premier League survival
- Jesse Marsch knows the player well having coached him in at RB Salzburg
- The Dane is a strong full-back who can also fill in in midfield should he be needed
Leeds United face a battle with Borussia Dortmund and Brentford for Denmark international right back Rasmus Kristensen.
The Red Bull Salzburg defender has emerged as a serious target for Leeds as they look to strengthen their squad. They have Stuart Dallas out for the rest of the year and face fierce competition on another transfer option, Aberdeen’s Calvin Ramsay, who is wanted by Liverpool among others.
Kristensen is well known to Jesse Marsch, his former coach, but was expected to join Dortmund for around £10m before Brentford and then Leeds expressed interest.
Rasmus Kristensen, the RB Salzburg right back, is said to be a target for Leeds United
The 24-year old is a strong, marauding, high energy full back who can also play in midfield. He is over 6ft tall and scored seven goals last season.
Leeds want to add a striker and midfielder too this window.
Blackburn’s Chile international forward Ben Brereton Diaz and Huddersfield Town’s Lewis O’Brien are among the targets they have discussed over recent months.
Birmingham City’s England U18 international midfield prospect George Hall is another player in their sights this summer.
Ben Brereton Diaz, Blackburn’s Chilean international, is thought to be a potential target
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