West Brom Set to Offer Leeds Up to £5m for Left-Back to Avoid Lengthy Tribunal Shenanigans

?Leeds United were only just beaten to the Championship play-off spots by Fulham during the 2016-17 campaign, and have been resigned to yet another season in England’s second-tier, as they continue to find a way back to the Premier League.

Garry Monk’s left-back Charlie Taylor is out of contract at Elland Road this summer, with the sturdy 23-year-old defender on West Bromwich Albion’s radar for some time now. The Mirror report that Tony Pulis is prepared to offer Leeds between £3-5m to avoid going to a time-consuming tribunal to determine a ‘fair’ fee.

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Tribunal hearings have been known to drag on for months and months after a player leaves for pastures new, with Danny Ings’ £8m fee not being set until the April following his summer switch to Liverpool.

Pulis, who has been tracking the developing Englishman for a year now, said: “He’s been on our radar for a bit.

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