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Leeds sign Weston McKennie from Juventus

30 Jan 2023
McKennie, USA

United States midfielder becomes club’s third signing of the January transfer window

Leeds United have announced the signing of midfielder Weston McKennie.

The 24-year-old arrives from Juventus on loan with a view to moving to Elland Road permanently at the end of the season.

He becomes Leeds' third signing of the January transfer window after the arrivals of Max Wober and Georginio Rutter from RB Salzburg and Hoffenheim respectively.

See: January 2023 transfers

McKennie joins Leeds after spending two-and-a-half-seasons in Serie A, in which he featured 70 times, scoring nine goals. He also won the Italian Cup and Italian Super Cup with Juve.

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He has been capped 41 times by the USA and played a pivotal role in their FIFA World Cup 2022 campaign, starting all four matches as they reached the round of 16.

He joins Brenden Aaronson and Tyler Adams as the third American currently at Leeds.  

McKennie could make his Leeds debut on 5 February when they travel to Nottingham Forest.

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