Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that there’ll be no new signings for the first-team in January.
The Whites spent big after promotion was confirmed back in July, with Marcelo Bielsa looking to fine-tune his squad to be ready for the Premier League in September.
Four big names arrived to boost the first-team and have done so very successfully so far, but it’s clear that eyes will be on enhancing that further as the side settles into the top flight.
With January coming to an end this week, there’s discussions around what (if any) business Leeds are likely to conduct in the transfer market.
All of what we’ve seen so far is relocating youngsters for various loan deals in the EFL, but we’ve seen emerging interest in youngsters for us to sign too.
We might need a central midfielder or a natural left-back, but attention is not fully set on addressing those concerns at the moment.
With a trip to Newcastle on the agenda, Marcelo Bielsa spoke to the press about the January transfer window and Leeds’ stance on incomings. When asked about whether he’d be happy to sign a player if offered one by Victor Orta, Bielsa stated (via LeedsLive): “No it’s not contemplated that we’ll bring anyone in and what you mentioned has not happened yet.
I’m happy with the squad we have, I’m comfortable with it and I feel we can finish the season with these players.
We knew this was the case and any links to big-name signings have cropped up as potential summer moves.
It’s been proven by our January transfer windows in the past that frantically moving for signings does not equal success.
That’s why I’m happy for the club to take a step back and remain content with what is on the table at the moment.
We’ve got more than enough to steer well clear of the relegation zone and with a fully-fit squad, we should see our true potential unlocked this season.