Leeds complete loan signing of Matthew Pennington from Everton
By Sky Sports News
Last Updated: 19/07/17 2:17pm
Leeds have completed the season-long loan signing of Everton defender Matthew Pennington.
Sky Sports News understand the 22-year-old centre-back is on his way to Leeds' pre-season training camp in Austria after passing a medical and will become the club's ninth signing of the summer.
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Pennington scored for Everton in the Merseyside derby defeat at Anfield in April and has also had loan spells at Tranmere, Coventry and Walsall.
Pennington will vie with Pontus Jansson and Liam Cooper for a place in Thomas Christiansen's starting XI.
Leeds have signed Mateusz Klich, Felix Wiedwald, Vurnon Anita, Caleb Ekuban, Samuel Saiz and Ezgjan Alioski since Christiansen arrived last month and have brought in Hadi Sacko and Jansson on permanent deals after fruitful loan spells.