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Leeds United looking to Crusaders winger Gavin Whyte

LEEDS, ENGLAND - MARCH 05:  A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League

Leeds United are in talks to sign winger Gavin Whyte from Irish Premiership champions Crusaders, Sky Sports News understands.

The Belfast club are yet to accept a formal bid for the 22-year-old from the Sky Bet Championship side.

Sky Sports News understands at 10 other Football League and Scottish clubs have sent representatives to watch the winger this season.

Whyte was recently named Ulster's footballer of the year and scored 21 league goals this season as his team won the NIFL Premiership title for the third time in four years.

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He has been capped five times by Northern Ireland at U21 level and previously had trials with Everton in the summer of 2016.

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