It was another disappointing year for Queens Park Rangers and had the club decided to take the money from Middlesbrough for Luke Freeman and not reject their bid, things could well have been worse. Back in the March international break, the rumour mill suggested that Leeds United were still sniffing around our 27-year-old and on top of that, they may have been planning a double raid for young talent Ebere Eze as well.
With the summer transfer window open and new manager Mark Warburton planning for the coming Championship season of 2019/20, predictable rehashes of that original report are now back with us.
This week London Football News appear to have recycled the same claims about a potential double deal happening this summer, but as best as I can tell there’s not a single new piece of information available in the claim – nor concrete proof of any interest other than Freeman stole the show when we faced them last year, and former gaffer Steve McClaren was on record as saying Freeman could easily ‘play in that Leeds team’ as well as the Premier League.
It’s a story that won’t go away though, despite him signing a new deal previously.