English Premier League club Leeds United has signed American midfielder Weston McKennie from Italian club Juventus on loan.
Weston McKennie signed with Leeds
Leeds has signed American midfielder Weston McKennie on loan until the end of the season. 24-year-old Weston was joined by Leeds at the end of the January transfer window. There is also an agreement that Leeds will be able to make permanent players after the end of the season.
Weston McKennie has scored 3 goals in 21 appearances for Juventus this season. Weston McKennie is the third player to sign for Leeds in the January transfer window. Leeds has previously signed Max Wobber and Georginio Rutter.
The Premier League‘s top teams were also interested in signing Weston McKennie. But he chose Leeds. His American teammates Taylor Adams and Brendan Aaronson play in the Premier League.
Now McKennie will make his debut for Leeds in the Premier League match against Nottingham Forest next Sunday. McKennie has won 41 caps for the US and scored 9 goals. He started all four games when the USA reached the pre-quarterfinals in Qatar World Cup 2022.
McKennie joined Juventus on loan from German club Salke in 2020. After one season, he became a permanent player at Juventus. He has scored 8 goals in 65 matches for Juventus.
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