Leeds United could be "weeks or months" away from an important acquisition as Paris Saint-Germain Qatar Sports Investments (QSI) owners have intensified talks with the club.
According to the French newspaper Le Parisien, the side of the Championship would become the "younger brother" of the French champions and the acquisition is not far from being finalized.
PSG president and president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is deeply involved in the discussions between the two parties.
The source of Le Parisien, which is "close to the ongoing negotiations", said that the QSI is "approaching" the completion of their purchase of Leeds.
And the PSG owners have already had talks with Leeds and have wanted to enter the realm of English football for some time.
Marcelo Bielsa's team would have provided QSI with the goal of expanding its portfolio in English football.
But according to reports, the Whites have been carefully considered as the new "club feeder" of PSG.
The QSI has chosen Leeds as the main choice after having "studied the prospects of entering the British market in the last two years".
And it is believed that the acquisition of the club will not be cheap, with Le Parisien claiming it could be "far superior" compared to the 79 million euro QSI launched on the PSG in 2011.
Leeds approached to secure promotion of the Premier League last season and picked up a 1-0 win over Derby County in the play-offs of the first semi-final.
But Leeds would have failed after losing 4-2 in the return leg alongside Frank Lampard.
The failure of Leeds to promote the Premier League has not prevented QSI from buying back Andrea Radrizzani's shares in the club.
And the QSI is committed to helping turn Leeds' fortunes around and become a major player in the Premier League scene.
Pushing Leeds to the Premier League and challenging for a place in the Champions League would be profitable for QSI, which would like to increase the exposure the club receives.
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