UK time is: 11:23:14
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

LUFC Leeds in seven-figure bid for Crewe captain

Leeds United are reported to have made a seven figure bid for Crewe Alexandra midfielder Luke Murphy.

BBC Radio Leeds reporter Adam Pope is reporting that Leeds have come in with the bid as competition for Blackburn Rovers and Wolverhampton Wanderers, who are also keen on signing the 23-year-old.

Blackburn and Wolves have already had reported 1 million offers accepted from Crewe Alexandra for the player who made 48 appearances for Crewe last season.

On Friday, Crewe boss Steve Davis admitted the club had accepted a bid for the player from one club and another bid had been made, believed to be from Blackburn Rovers.

Crewe manager Steve Davis said on the clubs official website , "Wolves made a bid that was acceptable to the club and they were given permission to speak with Luke and his agent.

"There has now been another bid and we are in the process of looking through that.

"Nothing has been accepted with that one. If we can reach an agreement with the other club then Luke would be free to speak them."


Only yesterday, the Lancashire Telegraph reported that Leeds had come in with a late bid for Crewe`s club captain, who is a product of their highly successful youth system that has seen a number of players move on to the top level of English football in the past twenty-five years.

Leeds boss Brian McDermott has already admitted this summer that he is looking to build a squad for the future and not just a quick fix and Murphy would certainly meet that criterion.

The midfielder, who made his Crewe debut shortly after his 18th birthday also has an eye for goal and he netted nine times last season, including the opener in the Johnstone`s Paint Trophy final against Southend United at Wembley.

The summer transfer window officially opens on Monday and if Leeds were to sign the player for 1 million, it would be the first time they had paid a seven-figure fee since Richard Cresswell signed for the club in the summer of 2005.

Join The Vital Debate

Vital Leeds are the proud sponsors of the Thames Valley Whites Regional Supporters club

The fastest growing Leeds United supporters club in the South of England, with over 200 members since its formation in April 2009, travel to all games home and away.

The branch has pick up points at Basingstoke, Reading, Didcot, Abingdon, Oxford, Bicester and Banbury and will consider other pick up points on request.


Vital Leeds is now available on both facebook and twitter, so if you are that way inclined and more importantly understand all this new fangled dangled stuff, feel free to watch us, poke us or whatever else you are meant to do there!

Vital Leeds on: facebook



Vital Leeds on: twitter


Join Vital Leeds

It's easy to REGISTER HERE, simply click the link and enjoy getting involved!






Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Sunday June 30 2013

Time: 12:48PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 424
2. leeds1975 308
3. deslondon 156
4. erni 95
5. iwa 67
6. SimonTVW 47
7. Tiny T 42
8. PDIRISH 40
9. King Billy 38
10. ultraleeds 24

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
12. Fulham 0 0 0 0 0 0
13. Huddersfield 0 0 0 0 0 0
14. Ipswich 0 0 0 0 0 0
15. Leeds Utd 0 0 0 0 0 0
16. Middlesbrough 0 0 0 0 0 0
17. Millwall 0 0 0 0 0 0
18. Norwich 0 0 0 0 0 0

Breaking League News

Would you like to write about Wolves?
Wolves : 28/07/2014 10:00:00
The Championship 2014/15 - Brighton
Reading : 28/07/2014 10:00:00
History of Peterborough United FC.
Charlton : 28/07/2014 09:58:00
Johnstone Deal on the Rocks
Birmingham : 28/07/2014 09:44:00
Thomas Happy With Team
Birmingham : 28/07/2014 09:30:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Where do you think Leeds will finish in 2014/15?
Suggested By:  
Automatic promotion 6%
Play-offs 12%
7-12 18%
13-18 33%
19-21 7%
Relegated 24%