Transfer insider Dean Jones has told Give Me Sport that Noa Lang is “aware” Leeds United are keen on bringing him to the Premier League in January – but Jones also reports that Everton could steal in and land the Club Brugge ace.
Lang, 23, is renowned for being somewhat outspoken and controversial in the media. But his form on the pitch is still doing the talking. Eight goals and assists in 17 games this season is seen as a bit of a downward turn in recent form.
Coming into the season, he had 26 goals and 26 assists in 85 appearances for the Belgian champions. Little surprise then, that Jeunes Footeux report Leeds are not the only club interested – with Monaco also eyeing the £35m-rated ace.
Jones has previously said that he thinks Leeds will ‘push’ hard to sign Lang in January. Now, he follows that up by saying Lang is aware of the interest in him from Elland Road. But Jones also suggests that Everton could come calling.
“Leeds have been hot on Lang for ages. He’s very aware of their interest. But Everton are looking for creative options, so that might be something to look out for,” Jones told GMS, when discussing a possible Leeds move for Lang.
Lang aware Leeds are keen but Everton could steal in
Leeds or Everton? Well, Leeds do have options out wide. But Jack Harrison still remains out of contract in 2024. There has been no movement on that despite positive signs a few weeks ago. Crysencio Summerville is in superb form.
Luis Sinisterra was meant to be Raphinha’s replacement and while the Colombian has shown glimpses, he is yet to show why he cost £26million. Willy Gnonto is still learning his trade. So, Leeds could do with another quality option.
Lang is that. He can play up top, behind the striker or on either flank, he is that good. For £35million, he would be very expensive – but worth it given his age. Everton need players too, but a move to Leeds would surely tempt him more.