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Morning Leeds-in for 30 July: Patrick Bamford reportedly set for a Leeds medical Monday

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Patrick Bamford looks to be set for a medical today at Leeds, with a rumoured fee of £7 million seemed to be agreed. The Middlesbrough striker has seemed to fall down the pecking order at the Riverside Stadium and so it looks like he’ll be off to Leeds, with the two clubs agreeing the fee over the weekend.

It’s not Vydra, although that deal’s been rumoured to on and off so many times, it’s almost impossible to keep track of the developments. He’s been spotted in the Leeds city centre, after all, but still no deal with him.

Bamford will provide a target man for Leeds and Marcelo Bielsa, something that the team missed greatly last year. Having Luke Ayling, Barry Douglas bombing in crosses from the wings, and with Pablo Hernandez sending in good balls into the box from all over the pitch? It’s going to be great to see a striker that can score with his head.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Sampdoria is reportedly interested in Leeds United’s Ronaldo Vieira. And yes, that’s his real name. [Through It All Together]

Jack rated the Leeds players in the friendly against Las Palmas. [Through It All Together]

England and English Football Links

Burnley and England goalkeeper Nick Pope will see a specialist about his injured shoulder. [BBC.com]

Alexandar Mitrovic looks to complete a permanent deal to stay at Fulham. [Sky Sports]

World Football Links

Tigres kept a perfect start to their season by beating Tijuana 1-0. [FMF State of Mind]

Italy lost to Portugal in the U19 European Championship. [Italia-Football.net]

Juventus beat Benfica on penalties in New Jersey in the ICC. [Black & White & Read All Over]

Orlando City lost 4-3 to Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy. [The Mane Land]

Is the balance of power shifting in Sevilla towards Real Betis? [These Football Times]