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TalkSPORT reporter says Leeds player “will be snapped up” on air



Leeds United winger Jack Harrison may very well be “snapped up by a Premier League group” this summer time as a result of a launch clause in his contract, claims journalist Alex Criminal.

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What’s the newest Jack Harrison switch information?

It has been a busy summer time of switch exercise for the just lately relegated Leeds this yr, however maybe not in the way in which followers would’ve been hoping, because the membership have already seen 11 gamers exit the door, some on mortgage like Brenden Aaronson, however some completely, like Tyler Roberts.

That checklist of departing gamers may quickly have one other identify as Spanish striker and Leeds’ top scorer final season Rodrigo Moreno has accomplished his transfer to Qatari facet Al Rayyan.

Soccer Football - Pre Season Friendly - Everton v Valencia - Goodison Park, Liverpool, Britain - August 4, 2018 Everton's Michael Keane in action with Valencia's Rodrigo Moreno Action Images via Reuters/Ed Sykes

The Peacocks will not even earn a lot for the transfer; his £3m price ticket will really symbolize a £27m loss on the previous Valencia man. The payment is so low as a result of a launch clause in his contract that may very well be activated after the group’s relegation to the Championship final season.

In but extra unhealthy information for brand spanking new boss Daniel Farke, Football Insider revealed final month that thrilling attacker Harrison additionally has an analogous launch clause in his contract that might see him depart for simply £16m this summer time.

Together with his performances for the Whites over the previous few years and that interesting price ticket, it should not be a shock if he finally ends up enjoying in England’s high flight once more subsequent yr, per Alex Criminal.


He defined the state of affairs on air, which was posted on TalkSPORT’s YouTube channel, saying:

“Most of that squad have gotten comparable clauses, I believe Jack Harrison will probably be snapped up by a Premier League group.”

Is Jack Harrison ok for the Premier League?

Harrison has had an attention-grabbing journey to get the place he’s at the moment, transferring to the USA in his teenagers earlier than enjoying within the MLS and signing for Manchester Metropolis.

Following that, he spent 4 seasons in Yorkshire, making himself one of many first names on the teamsheet for a lot of that point.


He has actually proved that he has what it takes to play in England’s high tier, and even final season, because the group round him was crumbling, he was capable of put in constantly first rate performances, with WhoScored giving him a mean score of 6.72 throughout his 36 appearances.

His underlying numbers had been additionally strong, with FBref, who examine gamers in an analogous place throughout Europe’s high 5 leagues, inserting him within the high 8% for blocks, the highest 15% for clearances, the highest 21% for interceptions, and the highest 32% for assists, all per 90.

His abilities are clearly appreciated by his teammates, as left again Junior Firpo waxed lyrical about his teammate on the Leeds official podcast, saying:

“He is probably the greatest wingers I had, by way of serving to the fullback. That is actually vital for the fullback when you have got a winger that’s dedicated to the work and helps you with the two v 1’s, particularly right here within the Premier League the place each group has wonderful wingers. It is unbelievable to have him.”


Whereas Leeds would undoubtedly miss him, for the reported payment of simply £16m, he would symbolize excellent worth for any mid-table group within the Premier League, and it is probably only a matter of when and never if he makes that transfer this summer time.

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