Leeds United Agrees to Sign Rodrigo

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A professional soccer club based in England, Leeds United has recently agreed to sign Spanish player, Rodrigo after accepting a deal with Valencia. The club did not reveal how long the contract will exist and what the transfer fee is.

However, according to the Spanish media, the club will be required to pay over 30 million Euros and maybe additional 10 million to Valencia.

Rodrigo to Move Leeds United

Before moving to Leeds United, Rodrigo will undergo complete medical and documentation formalities. He was previously connected with Atletico Madrid and La Liga giants Barcelona but now is set to move to Elland Road.

According to the La Liga, Valencia has signed an agreement with Leeds United to transfer top seed soccer players. Rodrigo Moreno has scored 59 goals in over 220 games at Valencia. He is the only new professional and high-profile player to leave Valencia after Francis Coquelin and captain Dani Parejo left the club for rival Villarreal in August. The captain left Valencia to protest against Peter Lim.

Rodrigo Looks For New opportunities

Before moving to Leeds United, Rodrigo spent his time in Real Madrid and Flamengo. Later, after gaining experience and skills at these clubs, he moved to Benfica and Valencia in order to reach the next level in soccer play. Now, he is well versed in English soccer and has played 17 times with Bolton in the Premier Leagues.

According to Rodrigo, he had a good time in England and received many rewards. Now he seeks to get new opportunities to play at more professional levels. At Valencia, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience and the club has helped him to grow daily in soccer. It was his first senior season where he has learned a lot.

He is quite good at performing attacks down the right-wing and highly trained on the counterattacks. He is highly trained by his well known Spanish coach, Luis Enrique and Robert Moreno. On both the coaches, he has made a great impression by scoring six goals during the final nine starts for his nation.

However, due to turmoil at Valencia and severe injuries, he could only score seven goals in the matches which were held in the last season.

The 2017/18 season was among one of his tournaments where he scored in La Liga. In 2019, he also scored decisive goals against Chelsea and Ajax Amsterdam. He also made his place at the knockout stages of the major Champions League and won 2-1 against Barcelona in Copa del Rey final.

Valencia players and coaches are thankful for his efforts and dedication in the past six seasons where he played a total of 220 games and also won a Cup title. The club wishes him all the luck for upcoming stages in his soccer career.

Rodrigo joined Valencia in 2015 by taking an initial loan spell from Lisbon based club called Benfica in 2014. After 16 years of absence in Premier League, Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United has signed with Joe Gelhardt who is a player at Wigan Athletic. Moreover, the club has also signed with goalkeeper Illan Meslier. Other than that, Jack Harrison has moved to Leeds United on loan from Manchester City.

Rodrigo has also agreed for the second attempt at the Premier League after scoring once for Bolton during his downcast 2010-11 loan season. The professional Spanish player is always open to new opportunities and challenges under Marcelo Bielsa. He knew that the club was facing a financial crisis and wanted to sell. He has a buy-out clause of over £45m.

Now, Leeds United is having a consultation with Bundesliga over a deal for Robin Koch.

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