Leeds looking to submit bid for Omar Colley


Leeds United have been linked with Sampdoria defender Omar Colley in recent weeks.

According to Sampnews24 (translated by Sportwitness), the Premier League side are keen on the Gambia international and are ready to submit an offer for the 27-year-old this summer.

Colley has done well for the Italian squad over the past year and he was also linked with a move to Elland Road early in the season.

Apparently Sampdoria value the player between 12 and 13 million euros and the asking price would not be a problem for the Premier League side.

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There is no doubt that Leeds need to improve their defensive options this summer and Colley could prove to be a quality addition for them.

The 28-year-old has the defensive and physical qualities to be successful in English football. He could prove to be a huge bargain for the advertised price if he manages to adjust to the Premier League.

Leeds have had an impressive Premier League season since being promoted, but they will feel they could have done a lot better. The Whites were disappointed with their defensive vulnerabilities.

Leeds could have fought for Europa League qualification with a better defensive unit and it remains to be seen whether Marcelo Bielsa can fix this before the start of next season.

The Whites are currently 10th in the Premier League table and they will be looking to finish as high as possible.

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