Leeds United are one of a host of sides monitoring El Chadaille Bitshiabu, with Jeunes Footeux reporting in France that Bayern Munich are also admirers of the Paris Saint-Germain starlet.
It appears that Bitshiabu’s future at Parc des Princes is in a little doubt. The 17-year-old has made a number of appearances for the Ligue 1 side, including five in the top-flight this season.
Jeunes Footeux reports his contract expires at the end of next season. And while there is no indication over whether he is likely to leave, it does appear that he is not going to have a shortage of options to pick from.
Leeds eyeing PSG youngster Bitshiabu
According to the report, Leeds, Fulham, Bayern, Bayer Leverkusen and Red Bull Salzburg are all keeping an eye on the teenager’s progress. And moves could be made at the end of the campaign.
Obviously, Leeds have made a real effort to find the best young players at other clubs since the current owners came in. It is one of the areas where you really cannot argue with Victor Orta’s track record.
And Bitshiabu is perhaps one of those the Whites will look to target in the summer. Of course, Leeds signed another centre-back in the January transfer window, with Diogo Monteiro arriving from Servette in Switzerland.
It is encouraging that there is also interest from Bayern and Salzburg. Obviously, some supporters are wary of emulating the Red Bull model any further after the side’s regression under Jesse Marsch. But there is no doubt that their clubs uncover some amazing talents.
Bitshiabu is already playing in the first-team at PSG. He is not a complete unknown. So it would be a real coup if Leeds could now win the race for his signature.