Raphinha agrees 5 year deal with Barcelona
Leeds United starman, Raphinha has reportedly agreed a 5 year deal with Barcelona as he looks to depart from Leeds.
The Brazilian has been a transfer target for top clubs around Europe having proven to be of great quality. Bayern Munich, Manchester United, Juventus, Chelsea are amongst the club lurking around to get the signature of the player.
Leeds are currently in a run of poor form, finding themselves trying to fight off returning to the Championship two years after gaining promotion to the Premier League.
Leeds where force to part way with Spanish tactician, Marcelo Bielsa who had a stellar year with the team in the first year of their return to the Premier League but failed to keep same form in the second year, bringing Jesse March to take over afterwards.
Leeds are expected to loose a number of players is they unluckily falls to relegation by the end of the season. Players like Raphinha and Kevin Philips are already eyed by top dawgs in the league and other clubs in Europe.
Raphinha is not expected to continue with Leeds with Barcelona already preparing a €34million bid for the winger.
Xavi is looking to further build his already buzzing Barcelona team and Raphinha is the first player he is looking to bring.