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Lewis Bate set to arrive in Leeds TODAY to finalise move from Chelsea

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Lewis Bate set to arrive in Leeds TODAY to finalise move from Chelsea as 18-year-old England youth star nears £1.5m switch to Elland Road

  • Lewis Bate is due to arrive in Leeds today to finalise his switch from Chelsea
  • Leeds have agreed to pay £1.5m plus add ons for the midfielder’s services 
  • Bate, 18, has agreed personal terms and is due to undergo his medical today
  • Leeds have beaten a number of Premier League rivals to Bate’s signature 

Lewis Bate is due in Leeds today to finalise his move from Chelsea.

Teenage midfielder Bate is on the verge of a switch to Elland Road after Leeds agreed to meet Chelsea’s asking price.

Leeds are set to pay £1.5m plus add-ons for the 18 year-old England youth international.

Lewis Bate is due to arrive in Leeds today to finalise his move from Chelsea for £1.5million

Lewis Bate is due to arrive in Leeds today to finalise his move from Chelsea for £1.5million

Chelsea have also secured a sell-on clause in the agreement though no buy-back clause.

Leeds have agreed personal terms with left-footer Bate who is due to undergo his medical today.

Mailonline revealed on Monday that Bate was subject of interest from a number of Chelsea’s Premier League rivals, including Leeds.

The 18-year-old has agreed personal terms to switch to Elland Road and will undergo a medical

The 18-year-old has agreed personal terms to switch to Elland Road and will undergo a medical

Bate will become Marcelo Bielsa's second signing of the summer ahead of their second season

Bate will become Marcelo Bielsa’s second signing of the summer ahead of their second season

Leeds emerged as frontrunners as talks progressed quickly, ahead of the likes of Liverpool, West Ham and Southampton who had also spoken to Chelsea about a deal.

Bate, who has been at Chelsea since he was eight, had one year left on his Chelsea deal but opted against signing a new one due to concerns about his potential pathway to first-team football.

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