Suara.com – The U-19 and Ipswich Town national team defender, Elkan Baggott, is said to have had initial talks with Leeds United and West Ham United.
The name Elkan Baggott is a hot topic of conversation because four Premier League clubs are eyeing it, namely Everton, Leeds United, Manchester United and West Ham United.
Adapted from Football Insider on Tuesday (12/1/2021), Leeds United and West Ham have now held initial talks with the English-Indonesian defender.
In the report, Leeds and West Ham were able to get Elkan which was relatively cheap. The two Premier League clubs can get Elkan for 150-300 thousand pounds (around Rp. 2.8-Rp. 5.7 billion) in the transfer market this January.
Leeds manager Marcelo Bielsa said he would not buy a center-back because he spent a lot of money in the transfer market last summer. However, with the relatively low price, it is possible that Leeds will catch up with Elkan.
This season, Elkan Baggot has indeed developed a lot at Ipswich Town. He has played for the Ipswich Town youth team several times, even Elkan also played in the senior team this season.
In fact, Elkan Baggott’s slick performance was also praised by Ipswich Town’s first team coach, Paul Lambert. He opened wide the door of promotion for Elkan to the senior team The Tractor Boys.
I have watched children play. The young players have taken my eyes off. Liam Gibss did well, and Elkan Baggott is amazing, “said Lambert quoted from East Anglian Daily Times.
“I see young players in the Youth Cup. The level of competition is too easy for some of them. We have to promote it,” he concluded.
Elkan’s own opportunity to leave Ipswich Town is wide open. The reason is, the Elkan Baggot contract only remains until June 2021.
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