Leeds United are reportedly in the mix to sign Manchester United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka with Wolves said to be leading the race – but surely, a move to lure the right-back to Elland Road makes little sense, thanks to Cody Drameh.

Wan-Bissaka has managed just one, very brief substitute outing this season under Erik ten Hag. The form of Diego Dalot, and injuries, have limited the England U21 star. 90Min report Leeds are keen on taking him to Leeds in January.

His contract is due to end in the next 18 months. But Leeds are not the only side interested in Wan-Bissaka. Indeed, Wolves are leading the race while West Ham and Crystal Palace want to take Wan-Bissaka back to the Capital, London.

Costing United £50million, his fee in January is likely to be a whole lot smaller than that. Even after 127 appearances for United. Indeed, anything under half his original fee is expected. But do Leeds really need the defender in January?

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Leeds in mix to sign Wan-Bissaka but makes little sense at Elland Road

Drameh has been superb in training. Jesse Marsch recently said that Drameh is in the best form he has been in, since the American arrived. The YEP’s Graham Smyth, having watched him in training, urged Leeds to keep him next month.

So, if Drameh does stay – amid big interest from the likes of Newcastle and Dortmund – then that means Leeds have three right-backs. Rasmus Kristensen is hardly going to be replaced just months after joining the club from Salzburg.

Luke Ayling is out of contract at the end of the season, but he could still end up signing a new deal and staying. Of all the positions, Leeds do not need a right-back. While there might be interest in Wan-Bissaka, he is clearly not needed.

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