Leeds United are reportedly vying for the signature of 22-year-old Dutch winger Noa Lang, who appears set to leave Club Brugge this summer.
According to a report by Belgian outlet Voetbal Belgie, Leeds United and AC Milan are the two clubs that are interested in signing Noa Lang in the summer transfer window. The 22-year-old Dutch winger is set to leave Club Brugge, who are actively scouring the transfer market for his replacements.
Noa Lang spent his formative years with two of the biggest Dutch clubs, having progress through the ranks at Feyenoord for eight years before finishing his footballing education at Ajax. However, the youngster never really managed to establish a foothold in the Ajax first-team setup and ended up joining Club Brugge on loan last summer.
So far at the Belgian club, the 22-year-old has managed a superb record of 17 goals and 11 assists in 37 appearances. And Brugge have signed the Dutch winger permanently as part of the agreement with Ajax, although they are now in the market for his replacement, as they look to make a quick profit on him. Chasing the signature of Lang are Leeds United, among others.
Leeds United have been reported to be in the market for a winger this summer, despite the arrival of Jack Harrison on a permanent transfer from Manchester City. That is because Helder Costa did not really impress last season while Raphinha has been heavily linked with a potential departure this summer.
Even if Raphinha ends up staying put at Elland Road, his future with the Whites will continue to have question marks surrounding it. As a result, it is a prudent move for Leeds to scour the market for a winger, with Ryan Kent one such player who is being hotly pursued by the West Yorkshire club.
Apart from Kent, Leeds have also shown an interest in Noni Madueke, and as they aggressively seek solutions to raise the levels within the first-team, Lang has emerged as a viable target as well. Apart from Leeds, AC Milan are also keen on signing the 22-year-old.
Meanwhile, Club Brugge seem to have made peace with the idea of parting ways with the Dutch winger, having already begun searching for a replacement. What now remains to be seen is if Leeds can submit a satisfactory offer for Club Brugge or if AC Milan step up their efforts to swoop Lang away to San Siro instead.