Kiko Casilla

Leeds United want Gianluigi Buffon?

Leeds United want to sign experienced goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon on a free transfer this summer, according to a report. Leeds United are reportedly in the hunt for experienced goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. The 41-year-old will officially become a free agent at the end of this month when his contract with French champions Paris Saint-Germain comes to an end. Barcelona have been credited with an interest in the stopper, who has played over 900 professional matches during spells with Parma, Juventus and PSG. However, according to Corriere della Sera, Leeds will compete with Fluminense and Porto for Buffon’s signature ahead of the 2019-20 campaign. The Whites signed Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid during the January transfer window, with the Spaniard penning a four-and-a-half-year contract...

Bailey Peacock-Farrell: ‘I will leave Leeds if I’m not playing’

The 22-year-old Northern Ireland international was replaced by former Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla for the second half of the 2018/19 season. Bailey Peacock-Farrell will look to leave Leeds if he cannot regain the number one spot next season. The Northern Ireland goalkeeper has one year remaining on his deal but said he is yet to enter talks on a new contract and does not want to stay at Elland Road if it is only to sit on the bench. “If I stay at Leeds I’ll be staying at Leeds to play,” the 22-year-old said. “The two scenarios would probably be I’m staying at Leeds and I’m playing or I’ll have to be elsewhere I think.” 💙💛 #lufc #mot pic.twitter.com/QW1EHp0jTZ — B Peacock-Farrell (@bailey_pf) November 28, 2018 Peacock-Farrell said the ...

Result: Derby County stun Leeds United to reach Championship playoff final

Derby County beat Leeds United 4-2 at Elland Road and 4-3 on aggregate to set up a Championship playoff final clash with Midlands rivals Aston Villa. Derby County have booked a place in the Championship playoff final with a remarkable 4-2 victory over Leeds United at Elland Road, recovering from a two-goal aggregate deficit to progress through 4-3 on aggregate. The Rams, trailing 1-0 from Saturday’s first leg, found themselves with a mountain to climb when Stuart Dallas found a way through 24 minutes in. County boss Frank Lampard brought on Jack Marriott towards the end of the first half, though, and that proved an inspired change as the striker kickstarted his side’s comeback following a big error at the back from Kiko Casilla and Liam Cooper. Mason Mount levelled up the tie l...

Report: Leeds United plot £20m swoop for Real Valladolid duo

Leeds United could further strengthen their squad with the addition of Toni Villa and Ruben Alcaraz from Real Valladolid, according to a report. Real Valladolid duo Toni Villa and Ruben Alcaraz are reportedly on Champions leaders Leeds United‘s transfer wishlist. The Whites have already strengthened their promotion-chasing squad with the addition of goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid earlier this week. According to the Daily Star, boss Marcelo Bielsa may be further backed in the remaining week-and-a-half of the transfer window as Leeds have their eyes on two more players. Attacking midfielder Villa is tied down to Valladolid until 2021 and central midfielder Alcaraz’s contract runs through until 2022. The report suggests that Leeds will have to buy out both players’...

Real Madrid ‘not active in transfer market’

Real Madrid will not be making any further additions this month despite their injury problems, according to a report. Real Madrid will reportedly not be making any further additions this month despite their injury problems. Los Blancos have signed Brahim Diaz from Manchester City during the January transfer window and have been linked with a swoop for a centre-forward due to injuries to the likes of Mariano Diaz, Gareth Bale and Marco Asensio. The European champions have also lost their third-choice goalkeeper this month with Kiko Casilla moving to the Championship leaders Leeds United. However, according to AS, Enzo Zidane will replace Casilla as Real Madrid’s number three and there will be no new outfield players arriving at the club before the end of the winter transfer window. Ka...

Report: Leeds United to push through move for Fraser Forster

Out-of-favour Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster will reportedly be offered a route out of the club this month by Championship leaders Leeds United. Leeds United are hopeful of getting a deal over the line for Southampton goalkeeper Fraser Forster by next week, according to a report. The six-cap England international is unwanted at St Mary’s and has been told that he can move on this month, as was the case last summer. Forster, who joined the Saints in a £10m move from Celtic in 2014, has slipped down the pecking order and is currently behind Alex McCarthy and Angus Gunn. Leeds are on the lookout for a new number one, meanwhile, and the Daily Star suggests that they will swoop for the out-of-favour Southampton stopper. Bailey Peacock-Farrell is Marcelo Bielsa‘s current first...

Leeds United in talks to sign Real Madrid keeper Kiko Casilla?

Real Madrid’s third-choice keeper Kiko Casilla is a rumoured transfer target for Championship leaders Leeds United. Leeds United are hoping to bring in goalkeeper Kiko Casilla on a permanent deal from Real Madrid, according to a report. The 32-year-old has been relegated to third choice at the Bernabeu behind Keylor Navas and summer signing Thibaut Courtois. Championship leaders Leeds have been on the lookout for a new keeper this month and, after suffering a couple of setbacks, Marcelo Bielsa now appears to have identified a big-name stopper to help with his side’s promotion push. Sky Sports News suggests that Casilla, yet to feature for Madrid in any competition this season, has opened talks with United over a shock switch to the second tier of English football. Casilla, unde...

Julen Lopetegui hails “phenomenal” Keylor Navas amid Thibaut Courtois links

Julen Lopetegui talks up the pre-season performances of Keylor Navas and says that he is “delighted” to have the Costa Rica international as part of his plans. By Daniel Lewis, Football League CorrespondentFiled: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:29 UK Last Updated: Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:31 UK Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui has refused to comment on talk of his side closing in on a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois. The European champions are believed to be confident of wrapping up a deal for the Belgium international later this week as he is due to arrive in the Spanish capital on Thursday. Rather than discuss any potential deal for Courtois, though, Lopetegui instead focused on praising “phenomenal” Keylor Navas, who has been first choice a...

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