Date: 2nd July 2021 at 1:10pm
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Leeds United fans have been reacting on social media to the and rumours surrounding the football club.

This comes as expert Fabrizio Romano is quoted to have said that ‘Junior Firpo to Leeds is 100% confirmed’ during a live stream on Twitch.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side have been linked with the Barcelona full-back in recent days, with an agreement thought to be ‘very close‘.

Leeds fans have been giving their reactions as the clip of Romano discussing the deal, was shared on Twitter, which gathered many responses from supporters…

“Very happy with this signing.”

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“What a man”

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“Can’t wait to see Firpo in action”

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“Unreal signing. I’m saying it rn, this guy will be one of the best left-backs in the prem”

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Here is the clip… signing 🙂 #LUFC

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“Yeah boyyyyyyy”

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“Buzzing he’s acc so good I’ve watched compilations of him”

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“Very happy with this signing.”

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Judging by the reactions from Leeds fans, many of them are excited by the expected arrival of the full-back.

According to WhoScored, Junior Firpo appeared in 17 matches for Barcelona last season and received a rating of 6.51 for his performances across all competitions. However, Firpo only managed 6 starts, suggesting he is clearly out of favour and a move may be beneficial for all parties.

The rumoured fee for the left-back is £12.9 million which would mean Barcelona would be losing money on the 24-year-old, after signing him from Real Betis for a fee of just over £16 million in August 2019 (as per Transfermarkt).

It is thought that Leeds are planning a tactical change next season, with Stuart Dallas likely to be moved into the left of midfield with Firpo playing behind him in a natural left-back position.

His transfer may not have been confirmed just yet, but it appears many supporters are looking forward to seeing Firpo in a Whites shirt.