Vincent Kompany Chasing Leeds United Youngster

Clarets Interested In Leeds United Winger Stuart McKinstry

According t reports in the Football Insider, the Clarets have joined this morning joined the chase for Leeds United midfielder / winger Stuart McKinstry. The youngster is attracting the interest of a number of clubs in the Sky Bet Championship ahead of his contract with the Yorkshire giants expiring in the summer.

Leeds United are planning contract talks with McKinstry, but the Clarets are monitoring his situation and are ready to move for him if no new deal can be agreed. The rising star has also been linked with the likes of Sheffield United and Stoke City.

Stuart McKinstry is currently on a season-long loan at Motherwell and has impressed during his time back at the club where he made his name. He came through the ranks at Fir Park then moved to Elland Road in 2019. The Scotland U21 International never made a senior appearance at Motherwell before heading down to Yorkshire.

He was a regular for Leeds’ youth teams but only made two senior appearances, including his Premier League debut last season. Back at Motherwell, McKinstry has quickly established himself as a regular in the first team. He has two goals and an assist in nine Scottish Premiership games and was named as the club’s player of the month for October.

Burnley have been aggressive in promoting young talent following their relegation from the Premier League last season. Vincent Kompany’s side are currently two points clear at the top of the Sky Bet Championship table with the likes of Manchester City loanees CJ Egan-Riley and Taylor Harwood-Bellis regulars in the starting eleven.

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