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Morning Leeds-in for 9 January: Leeds United reject a loan deal for Spurs keeper Vorm

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Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly offered goalkeeper Michel Vorm to Leeds for a loan deal, but Marcelo Bielsa has reportedly rejected the chance.

Vorm has less than a year left on his deal, and it would make sense for an experienced keeper to come to Leeds, but apparently Bielsa doesn’t rate him and has his heart set on Karl Darlow from Newcastle.

This will be good for negotiations.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

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England and English Football Links

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World Football Links

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