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Leeds United close in on Max Wöber signing

The Whites are looking to strengthen their defence...

Austria v Italy - Friendly game
Max Wober features for the Austria national team against Italy.
Photo by Guenther Iby/SEPA.Media /Getty Images

Leeds United have reached a full agreement for the signing of RB Salzburg defender, Max Wöber.

Fabrizio Romano revealed that the £10.5m deal has been finalised and the 24-year-old is set to add reinforcement to Jesse Marsch’s struggling defence.

Wöber primarily plies his trade as a centre-back but has been signed to provide competition at left-back, where Pascal Struijk has been filling in for the injured Junior Firpo and Stuart Dallas.

He’s made 21 appearances in all competitions, including the Champions League, scoring two goals and assisting six. In comparison with Pascal Struijk, Wöber has averaged just 1.4 tackles per game this season, while Struijk has managed 3.1 according to

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