The Whites are keen on the 21-year-old, who is valued at a whopping £12m by his club. But Leeds aren’t prepared to match that asking price. CHECK OUT THE LATEST LEEDS UNITED TRANSFER NEWS AND GOSSIP AHEAD OF THURSDAY’S DEADLINE Instead they are bidding an initial £6m which could rise to £10m if the player is a success at Elland Road, The Sun report. James has played regularly for Swansea this season and Leeds are keen to add him to their squad as they go for promotion. Marcelo Bielsa’s side are top of the Championship and have a six-point buffer to Sheffield United in third. Leeds could get another chance to check out James tonight when Swansea host Birmingham. Bielsa was quizzed about potential signings following the 2-1 win over Rotherham on Saturday. He said: “I don’t have any certainty about new players coming in. “If we can welcome players better than our players it would be good. As long as they are better. Leeds are next in action on Saturday in a crunch clash against Norwich. The Canaries are three points behind the leaders going into the Elland Road clash. Leeds v Norwich gets underway at 5.30pm on Saturday night.