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Leeds sign James from Man Utd

31 Aug 2021
Dan James

Wales international joins on five-year deal and becomes club's eighth summer signing

Leeds United have announced the signing of winger Daniel James from Manchester United.

James, who will wear the No 20 shirt, moves to Leeds on a five-year deal for an undisclosed fee.

Leeds' director of football Victor Orta told the club’s official website: “As a player we feel Daniel is an excellent fit for a Marcelo Bielsa team. He is quick, direct and works hard – we look forward to him joining up with the squad, finally!”

James, 23, made his Premier League debut in 2019 and has appeared 50 times in the competition, scoring six goals and assisting a further seven.

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The Wales international is Leeds' eighth summer signing following the arrivals of Lewis Bate, Junior Firpo, Jack Harrison, Sean McGurk, Amari Miller, Kristoffer Klaesson and Leo Hjelde.

James could make his Leeds debut when the Whites host Liverpool on Sunday 12 September.

See: Summer 2021 transfers and news


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