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Leeds United news amid Rio Ferdinand claim, Cody Drameh solution and Daniel Farke seal of approval

Leeds United news amid Rio Ferdinand claim, Cody Drameh solution and Daniel Farke seal of approval

Here are your evening Leeds United headlines on Sunday, June 25.

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Rio Ferdinand makes eye-watering Leeds United transfer claim about nine-figure fee

Leeds United would stand to pick up almost six times the amount had they sold Rio Ferdinand this summer. That’s according to the former Whites defender himself, who believes he would be able to command a fee of around £170million had he been a player in today’s market.

The BT Sport pundit believes any club would have been forced to fork out around £170m to take him from Leeds and for context that’s how much 49ers Enterprises’ takeover of Leeds is said to value the club at in its current guise as a Championship club.

“I was £30m back in the day,” Ferdinand said on his FIVE Youtube Channel. “Imagine today, man.

“£100m would be cheap, serious, in today’s market. £170m, £400,000 per week, that is what I would be now, I would be that now.”

Read the full story, here.

Kristensen call could open door for three-year Leeds United plan to come to fruition

Unlike others in the Leeds United squad, Rasmus Kristensen’s future looked relatively clear heading into the summer months. The Denmark international struggled to excel during his first year at Elland Road, but in the days that followed Leeds’ Premier League relegation, he is thought to have doubled down on his commitment to the club.

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  • June 25, 2023