re his sons move to United was confirmed. A new fly-on-the-wall documentary series titled Leeds United : Take Us Home, follows their first season under Marcelo Bielsa and was released on Amazon Prime today. During the third episode called Spygate, James can be seen doing a medical with the Yorkshire club before posing with the shirt and signing a contract at the training ground ahead of a proposed move from Swansea City . James was due to follow Spanish goalkeeper Kiko Casilla through the doors at Elland Road (Image: Prime Video) Read MoreRelated ArticlesAnder Herrera reveals bizarre methods of Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa The saga unravelled during the January transfer window when the Swans blocked Leeds last-ditch attempts to finalise the deal. As a result, James remained in Wales before joining United for an initial 15million in June. James was supposed to be the final piece of the Leeds
jigsaw - with the club having agreed a 7million fee for the player according to the Manchester Evening News . Victor Orta, Leeds director of football and Angus Kinnear, managing director are seen in the documentary walking into the clubs training ground while narrator, Russell Crowe explains that James looks the perfect fit for Bielsas high-intensity style of play. Kinnear claims the club held positive discussions with the Welshman while Orta says they are finalising the details and 80 per cent confident of getting the deal over the line. Read MoreRelated ArticlesDaniel James gushes over dream start after scoring on Man Utd debut The 21-year-old asked for the number 21 shirt (Image: Prime Video) Read MoreMirror Footballs Top StoriesTransfer News LIVEWoodwards house attacked by fansScholes responds to Keane snubFA Cup fifth round draw in full Everything appears to be going well as James passes the medical, makes his way to the training ground to sign a contract and starts to discuss house viewings. Then, there is a problem - Swanseas American owner and their chief executive in Wales fail
to agree the terms of James move to Elland Road on deadline day. The
drama continues when James finishes signing his paperwork and the move lets set to be completed, but Orta brings proceedings to a halt and can be seen growing increasingly frustrated. It becomes clear that
Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins was not returning Ortas calls - Leeds cannot proceed and the deal falls through at the final hurdle.