The Telegraph claim that Leeds United will be offloading players this summer and claim that cashing in on quintet Tyler Adams, Brenden Aaronson, Willy Gnonto, Illan Meslier and Patrick Bamford could rake in a fee north of £100m.

In the event that Leeds go down – which is now more likely than it is unlikely – there will be massive changes at the club. Leeds have foreseen this, planning accordingly – the board actually putting in contingency plans for the drop.

The report from The Telegraph claims that every Leeds player has a clause in their contract that sees wages reduce by as much as 50-60%. That, itself is huge. But there needs to be player sales to make up for the loss of TV money.

While wages will reduce, so will income and revenue. Players will want to leave. Adams, Gnonto and Meslier have all been linked – and now, The Telegraph say along with Aaronson and Bamford, Leeds would rake in £100m or more.

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Leeds cashing in on quintet could rake in fee north of £100m

Gnonto, Meslier and Adams are certainly are most-sellable assets moving into the summer window. You would hope that the club requests at least £30m for all three. Aaronson has not impressed, and the interest in him will be low.

Before the last fortnight, you would suggest that Bamford would be staying even if we went down. But he deleted his Twitter due to criticism. Then after missing a penalty, the £7m star and his family received death threats.

So, Bamford might look for the exit door after a tumultuous end to the season. Weston McKennie will go, as may other players in the event of relegation – Rodrigo, Luis Sinisterra, Marc Roca and more. It will be a bumpy ride.

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