Leeds United News: Leeds United interested in Brazilian teenager Gabriel Martinelli

Leeds United News: As per Teamtalk, Leeds United are interested in Gabriel Martinelli of Ituano.

The Brazilian teenager is also on the radars of Watford and Middlesbrough (h/t Teamtalk).

The forward has been regarded as one of the important prospects of the sideand holds a value of around £10 million. (h/t Teamtalk)

Player Profile

Being raised through the youth ranks of Corinthians, Gabriel often featured in the club’s futsal team. 

The teenager later had trials at big clubs like Barcelona and Manchester United before moving to Ituano in 2015.

The forward made his debut for the Brazilian club last year thus becoming the youngest ever to do so in the club’s history.

Gabriel is bound to the Brazilian club till 2022.

Possibilities

Leeds would definitely benefit from the services of the youngster and he seems to be affordable.

However, with Watford also interested, it could be difficult for Marcelo Bielsa to persuade the Brazilian to join the Championship side.

Watford are also in race to sign the Brazilian

In fact, Watford are in the hunt for Brazilian strikers and the two other names linked with them are Gustavo from Corinthians and Lincoln from Flamingo. (h/t Teamtalk)

The English club had earlier acquired Richarlison from the Brazil before selling him for a huge profit to Everton.

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Leeds are currently battling for promotion along with several clubs. The Elland Road side picked up an important three points against Bolton Wanderers and are set to take on Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.

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