Leeds United are set to sign Alfonso Pedraza
Leeds United have today agreed a deal with Spanish side Villarreal to sign Pedraza on loan.
The initial deal will run until the end of the season, at which point there will be an option to buy.
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And the Yorkshire Evening Post claim everything is in place for Pedraza to become a Leeds player.
According to the report, the 20-year-old is preparing to fly to England ahead of his medical this evening.
It is not known if he will be available for Wednesday’s trip to Blackburn if he does sign for the Elland Road outfit.
Pedraza (right) has had his loan stint at Lugo cancelled so he can join Leeds
Pedraza’s parent club Villarreal had already paid Spanish second-division side Lugo £300,000 to cut short the terms of his loan deal.
Leeds are said to have funded that cancellation and had agreed in principle to buy Pedraza for £8.5million in the summer if they secure Premier League promotion.
It is added that Leeds are still pushing to sign West Ham forward Ashley Fletcher as well as Norwich City’s Sergi Canos before Tuesday’s 11pm transfer deadline.