Leeds will need just £11.8m to sign set-piece specialist

Erick Pulgar

With a matter of days until the transfer window closes, Leeds are still actively trying to conclude a few more deals. 

Victor Orta will have been hoping for a quiet end to the window, but the fact of the matter is that Marcelo Bielsa still needs more if the Whites are to push on this term.

A deal for Michael Cuisance is set to go through but more deals could follow before the market slams shut. 

That's because despite their impressive record of eight goals in three matches, they want to lure more attacking talent to Elland Road.

Rodrigo de Paul is now unlikely to join, but Dan James and Ryan Kent have been two names mentioned in the same breath as Leeds.

It appears as though the wide positions are hoping to be strengthened, with Demarai Gray and Todd Cantwell also linked with making a late switch to Leeds.

There are plenty of options given the minimal amount of time left before the transfer window closes, so Orta will have to be careful with who he chooses. 

Marcelo Bielsa

That being said, Leeds also want another midfielder according to reports.

Despite Cuisance's imminent arrival, the Whites continue to be linked with Fiorentina holding player Erick Pulgar.

The Chilean has been touted with an exit from Italy this summer and Yorkshire has been one of the most likely destinations. 

According to La Nazione (via Sport Witness), Leeds are still focused on signing Pulgar and now know the price they will have to pay to bring him to England.

At first, a fee of €15m (£13.6m) was reported, but now it's fallen down to a sum of €13m (£11.8m). 

If Leeds bid that amount, he could be their player.

Erick Pulgar

GIVEMESPORT'S Matt Dawson says... 

Pulgar seemingly has it all. Whether it's finding the back of the net, creating opportunities, or winning the ball back - he is a hugely impressive midfielder.

The 26-year-old has a "world-class" delivery when it comes to set-plays and thus, he scored seven goals and registered eight assists in all competitions last term. 

A classic box-to-box general, he also won two tackles per match and 1.3 interceptions a game in Serie A last season. 

He is approaching his prime and his tough-natured skills lead us to believe he could be an immense success in the Premier League. 

Erick Pulgar

Where Pulgar fits in, though, is difficult to envisage.

Kalvin Phillips already plays in that holding role and with Cuisance arriving, that's him and Mateusz Klich potentially fighting for places.

Pulgar looks like an eye-catching talent, but they have no real need for him at the moment.

Orta must splash the cash on a new winger instead. 

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