Date: 9th June 2021 at 7:25pm
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Leeds United fans have been reacting to claims surrounding the future of Raphinha.

It certainly was an impressive debut season in the Premier League for the Brazilian, who is valued at £27m on Transfermarkt, as he scored six goals and contributed nine assists, helping Leeds United to a top-half finish along the way.

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And numbers like that have clearly earned him some admirers in the Premier League, with Liverpool reportedly showing an interest and willing to make big sacrifices in order to make it happen.

A recent report from The Mirror claims that one avenue that might be open would be using Harry Wilson as bait, with Leeds reportedly in talks on signing the Welshman after a decent season at City, where he scored 7 goals and chipped in with 12 assists.

This news was relayed on social media by Liverpool outlet @TheAnfieldBuzz, where it was seized upon by Leeds fans who were quick to laugh off any suggestion of the deal going through, so convinced were they that Raphinha won’t be leaving:

“Imagine thinking Bielsa would let Raphinha go though.”

“Best joke of the day”
“Oh how I laughed”
“There’s not a chance he leaves this summer – not for figures that are being mentioned anyway – Liverpool would need to raise a lot of money to get him £60m plus easily”
“This a comedy account?”
“He’s coached by Bielsa. Why would he want to downgrade”

Do you expect Leeds to keep Raphinha this summer?

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We’ll just wait and see if these comments end up coming back to haunt them later in the summer if a deal does actually happen.

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