Leeds United have signed Daniel James on a permanent deal from Manchester United for £25m.James underwent a Leeds medical on Tuesday ahead of flying out to Finland with the rest of the Wales squad for an international friendly.The 23-year-old Wales international winger started two of United’s first three Premier League matches of the season, including Sunday’s 1-0 win at Wolves .However, the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford pushed James down the pecking order, with Leeds stepping in to buy the forward who almost joined them before signing for United in 2019.James spoke exclusively to Sky Sports News following as the move was announced, saying: “It feels great to be here, just glad everything is over the line now and just excited to move forward.
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