Leeds United have secured the acquisition of Glen Kamara, a midfielder from Scottish club Rangers.
The Scottish powerhouse accepted a 6 million pounds offer from the former Premier League outfit for the service of the 27-year-old midfielder who will be playing with the Championship club side after initially growing through Arsenal’s youth system.
Glen Kamara spent four years at Rangers after joining from Dundee United in the summer of 2019 and has established enough to gain a permanent move back south of the border.
The Finland International player’s time in Glasgow saw the defensive midfielder make 193 first-team appearances and assisted the club in lifting the Scottish Premiership and Scottish Cup and reaching the UEFA Europa League final last season.
Leeds United have been active in the transfer window since January and the former Premier League outfit have recorded eight signings so far.
The Championship took to their Instagram page to announce the acquisition of the Arsenal youth product.
The Finnish International arrival will give Leeds United head coach Daniel Farke a favorable boost amidst the club’s mixed start to the new Championship campaign.
He started his career with Arsenal, maintaining loan moments with Southend and Colchester before moving to the Scottish club.
Kamara will be an extraordinary signing to the Elland Road outfit, he is a prominent player who has established himself at the highest level.
Kamara has appeared in the UEFA Champions League, the Europa League, and at Euro 2020.
He has also achieved the Scottish Premiership crown and the Scottish Cup with Rangers ending a Celtic 10-in-a-row domination.
Kamara is one of numerous Leeds additions who wouldn’t look out of position in an ambitious Premier League return.
Ethan Ampadu, Karl Darlow, Sam Byram, Joe Rodon, Joel Piroe, Djed Spence, and Ilia Gruev have already been part of the Whites this summer.
Kamara will come after Illia Gruev, who joined Leeds United from Werder Bremen on Thursday afternoon, 31st of August, and has put pen to paper on a four-year deal with the former Premier League club.
Illia Gruev, the Bulgarian international helped Bremen gain promotion back to the German Bundesliga and he will be striving to do the same with the Championship side this season.
Leeds are also holding talks with AS Roma for Norwegian International winger Ola Solbakken ahead of a possible deadline-day transfer to Elland Road.
Leeds could also permit some players to depart on the final day of the transfer window with Birmingham City among several clubs eager to achieve a loan deal for center-back Cody Drameh.
Leeds United have kicked off their new Championship campaign recording two draws, one victory, and one loss.
The Championship side stumbles their path to mid-table in the Championship table after four matches.
Leeds’s appeal and belief in their return to the top tier are evident in the fact that so many players have signed with the club despite their current position in the Championship.
What’s next for Leeds United?
The Whites will lock horns against Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship match on Saturday, 2nd of September, at Elland Road.