Leeds is reportedly set for six new faces this summer; according to tweets by transfer news expert Fabrizio Romano, the Premier League outfit is looking to sign Noa Lang, the FC Brugge full-back. The race to sign Leeds Raphinha is heating up, with Chelsea beating out Arsenal and Barcelona. Arsenal, Spurs and Chelsea are all interested in moving Leeds winger Raphinha this summer. Leeds United have valued Leeds United winger Raphinha around the PS 65m mark, with the player’s agent being ex-Chelsea midfielder Deco.
Chelsea is also considering making a move for Leeds United winger Raphinha, as is Tottenham. However, Arsenal is the only team to put a bid on the table, with Arsenal setting up a second offer following their refusal from Leeds United. La Liga giants Barcelona are also said to be in the running, with Fabrizio Romano reporting personal terms had been agreed with Leeds United winger Raphinha’s agent; however, a deal has not been agreed between the two clubs. Barcelona is also understood to be interested in signing Raphinha, who has a former Barca player as his agent, Deco. Arsenal is interested in Raphinha and is expected to approach Leeds about signing the Brazilian striker officially.
Leeds is expected to ramp up their transfer plans with Raphinha closing in on an Arsenal move. Chelsea is close to agreeing with Leeds on a deal estimated at about PS 55m, according to The Athletic, moving ahead of Arsenal in the race. Chelsea is seriously considering competing with Arsenal’s attempt to sign Leeds United’s Raphinha, according to The Telegraph. Brazilian winger Raphinha was thought to be heading for Barcelona or Arsenal earlier, but Chelsea has come in at the 11th hour to have secured the winger.
Barcelona is attempting to outbid Chelsea for Brazilian winger Raphinha by making a significant bid for the attacker. According to the Times, Barcelona is “ready to make a bid worth up to £60 million” after their “financial position changed substantially”. The Catalans stated earlier in the day that they had agreed to sell 10% of their television rights to Sixth Street for €207.5 million. According to the article, Barcelona will now provide “an initial payment of €60m with a further €10m to follow in add-ons.” The Catalans are hopeful Leeds would accept the offer and are aware that Raphinha would prefer a move to the Camp Nou.
Chelsea is close to sealing a PS 55m deal for Leeds winger Raphinha, according to The Guardian. One of their transfer targets, Leeds United, has been linked with moves to Arsenal and Barcelona, but Thomas Tuchel has managed to persuade the player to sign for Chelsea instead. Patrick Bamford makes a big Leeds decision amid Spurs transfer interest Spurs are said to be interested in signing Leeds United striker Patrick Bamford. Still, the Yorkshire club are hoping that he puts pen to paper for a new deal at Elland Road.