Leeds United have made a bid to sign Newcastle United shot stopper Freddie Woodman. This is according to the report from media outlet Newcastle Chronicle which revealed thatthe Whites have made an offer to sign the talented Magpies goalkeeper in the quest to have him on their payroll in time for the new season.
Woodman has impressed while on loan at Welsh team Swansea City in the English Championship in the past seasons. He came close to helping Swansea City into the Premier League before they were beaten in the playoff final by Brentfordin May. London team Brentfordwill be in the Premier League this season after beating Swansea City in the playoff final at the end of last season.
England goalkeeper Woodman is one of the best young shot stoppers in and around the Premier League. He has won two major honours for England atinternational youth level. Woodman was part of the young Three Lions squad that won the 2017 edition of the u-20 World Cup and the 2018 edition of the Toulon tournament.
Leeds United are in the market for a new goalkeeper this summer after KikoCasilla was allowed to join Elche on loan for the new season. Casilla was the second choice goalkeeper at Leeds United throughout last season as the Whites sealed a place in the top half on their first season back in the top flight. Young French goalkeeper IlhanMeslier was the man in between the sticks for Leeds United and manager Marcelo Bielsa for the whole of last season.