Many Leeds United fans have been talking about an update regarding Matheus Cunha that emerged on social media.
Hertha Berlin sporting director Fredi Bobic has recently talked about Cunha in a press conference. He made it clear that the Berlin-based club will be open to selling the Brazilian if the player wants to depart. Bobic also confirmed that he has held talks with the player’s agent.
Should Leeds pay a record fee for Cunha?
Bobic went on to confirm that Cunha will only be sold if the price is right, with previous reports having claimed that suitors will have to pay about £30 million to sign him.
What did Leeds fans make of this news?
“Not happening…. They paid £13m 18months ago.”
“Doubt Leeds using that much money on him. Don’t know, can he play CM? As I understand that’s the main target, a CM. But could be that Leeds have Moore transfer budget than I thought. And Cunha would be class.”
“Not happening. We inquired, and that is all. No interest since the initial inquiry, and we are highly unlikely to pursue this further, especially at the insane price. He isn’t worth that yet.“
“We paid £16m for Raphinha 9 months ago yet he’d cost someone a lot more than Cunha.“
In the Bundesliga last season, Cunha may have scored only seven times but he also got six assists. In the 2019/20 league campaign with Hertha, he had a hand in seven goals in 11 league games (as per Transfermarkt).
It shows that the quality is certainly there in the player but Leeds’ transfer record stands at £27 million and they spent that fee only last summer to sign Rodrigo, so spending a record fee on a player once again this summer might be a financial risk and perhaps, Leeds should look at cheaper alternatives.