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Chelsea have reportedly joined the chase to sign Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook, according to The Mail.

The teenage midfielder has emerged as one of the most promising prospects in Britain despite Leeds are struggling in the Championship.

It is understood the Blues have scouted the brilliant teenager this season, with Bournemouth and Manchester United also interested in him given that his contract will expire in 2017.

Cook can clearly play at the top level and for this reason Chelsea are likely to give Cook extra consideration.

A club source said: “Lewis knows he will have to leave Leeds to fulfil his ambitions.

“All the big clubs have been keeping close tabs on him and want him, so he will have his pick of the best and has a big decision to make.”

“He’s wonderful talent and Leeds have no chance of keeping him at Elland Road. It’s just a matter of when, not if, he leaves and it should be quite a mad scramble this summer.”

 

 

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Results and scorers for FA Cup Fourth Round games played on Saturday 30 January 2016

Colchester United v Tottenham 1-4

( Chadli 27′, 79′; Dier 64′, Davies -OG- 80′, T. Carroll 82′)

Arsenal v Burnley 2-1

( Chambers 19′, Vokes 30′, Alexis Sanchez 53′)

Aston VIlla v Manchester City 0-4 

( Iheanacho 4′, 24′, 74′, Sterling 76′)

Bolton v Leeds 1-2

( Doukara 9′, Diagouraga 40′, Pratley 80′)

Bury v Hull 1-3 

( Chuba Akpom 14′, 57′, 69′ – Jones 86′)

Crystal Palace v Stoke City 1-0

( Zaha 18′)

Nottingham Forest v Watford 0-1

( Ighalo 89′ )

Oxford United v Blackburn 0-3

( Marshall 36′ P, 76′; Watt 45′)

Portsmouth v Bournemouth 1-2

( Roberts 43′, King 71′, Pugh 83′)

Reading v Walsall 4-0

(Robson-Kanu 37′, Vydra 41′, 90′; Williams 75′ )

Shrewsbury Town v Sheffield Wednesday 3-2

(McGugan 19′, 76′; Akpa-Akpro 56′, Whalley 87′, Grimmer 90′)

WBA v Peterborough United 2-2

( Berahino 14′, 84′; Coulthirst 79′, Taylor 86′)

Liverpool v West Ham 0-0

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 Leeds United are closing in on former Chelsea goalkeeper Ross Turnbull.

The 30-year-old goalkeeper is set to join Leeds United from Barnsley. It is said that Turnbull will be a backup  for Marco Silvestri’s at the team. Former Chelsea goalkeeper will be  Leeds’ fifth summer signing this season.

Turnbull joined Chelsea on a free transfer in 2009, signing four-year-deal. He played for the Blues from 2009 till 2013 as a permanent second place keeper to regular starting goalkeeper Petr Čech. That is why he made only 7 appearances.

In 2013 he joined Doncaster Rovers on a one-year-deal. Then on 23 July 2014 he signed a two-year contract with League One side Barnsley.

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