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BREAKING: Bayern Munich’s Michaël Cuisance close to Leeds United move

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In what could thin out Bayern Munich’s squad even more, midfielder Michaël Cuisance is reportedly on the move to Leeds United.

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Per a report from L’Equipe, the rumored move for Bayern Munich midfielder Michaël Cuisance to Leeds United is close to a done deal. That would answer one of the burning questions from earlier today as Cuisance was scratched from the gameday roster.

As we posted earlier in the week, Cuisance was suddenly involved in transfer talks with both Leeds United (sale) and Olympique Marseille (loan). Those discussions must have escalated over the past few days as it appears the talented 21-year-old could be on the move.

Transfer-czar Fabrizio Romano chimed in with some of the specifics of the potential deal:

At Bayern Munich, the creative and skilled midfielder is stuck behind Thomas Muller in the pecking order as an attacking midfielder and behind the double-pivot of Leon Goretzka and Joshua Kimmich for a deeper role.

For Cuisance, the move could mean a realistic opportunity for more playing time or even a starting role. For Bayern Munich, however, this would represent another talented departure on a suddenly-thinning roster.