According to a report from the Athletic’s Phil Hay, Man City are keen on poaching Brighton defender Ben White after an impressive season for Leeds United in the Championship – with some Sky Blues promptly reacting to the development.
White, who has started 37 Championship games under Marcelo Bielsa this season, registering an 85% pass accuracy on average, is currently at the centre of a transfer saga with his loanee and parent club.
Apparently, as per this report, Leeds plan to target White again if their promotion comes to fruition and have ‘modest expectations‘ of signing the player on a permanent deal.
Should City sign Ben White?
However, according to Hay, City and bitter rivals Man United may throw a spanner in the works by displaying their interest – with Sky Blue supporters since reacting to the development on Twitter.
One fan even suggested a potential swap deal with current City centre-half John Stones – find the rest of their mixed comments down below.
@bill666666666 yes please
— Luke Urey (@UreyLuke) April 21, 2020
Swap deal with Brighton with stones
— liam (@NorthMCFC) April 21, 2020
He’s actually unreal, not better than Ben Davies tho aha
— Billy (@bill666666666) April 21, 2020
Swap for Harrison job done👏😂
— Mark N (@mark_n0) April 21, 2020
— Shawn (@Cityzenbybirth) April 21, 2020
I don’t want a centre half who shapes their eyebrows, no thanks
— Cal (@HalfManPartWolf) April 21, 2020