- Luton Town are in talks to sign Sint-Truiden right-back Daiki Hashioka for £2m
- Leeds made an approach recently but were concerned about a possible injury
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Luton Town have moved to pip Leeds United to the signing of Japan right-back Daiki Hashioka from Belgian club Sint-Truiden.
Talks have taken place over a £2m deal with the 24-year-old keen on a move to Kenilworth Road.
Leeds made an approach to sign Hashioka but were concerned about a potential injury he sustained recently.
Hashioka started his career for Urawa Red Diamonds in his homeland before joining Sint-Truiden, initially on loan, in 2021.
Leeds United are in talks to sign Daiki Hashioka, who has played for Japan, from Sint-Truiden for £2m
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Although he isn’t in Japan’s Asia Cup squad, he has been capped by them in the past and featured five times for them last year.
He has been a regular for Sint-Truiden this campaign, playing 19 times, although they are only mid-table in the Belgian Pro League.