Leeds fans react to Caicedo tweet
Leeds have been linked with Lazio striker Felipe Caicedo on a number of occasions, as far back as last summer when it was reported by the Italian press (via talkSPORT) that the Ecuador international favoured a move to Elland Road.
They’ve surfaced again this summer, with Italian outlet Imperio stating that Marcelo Bielsa is very keen on the 30-year-old.
So far, so standard, but Caicedo himself has got a number of Leeds fans very excited with his latest tweet, that simply reads “El locooo”.
The former Man City player – he signed for £6.3m in 2008 and scored seven goals in 35 games – moved to Lazio from Espanyol two years ago in a £2.25m move and is out of contract next summer.
He scored eight goals in Serie A last season from 28 appearances and got another in the Europa League against Marseille.
It might be a leap to suggest that he’s endorsing a move to Elland Road with a tweet that alludes to Marcelo Bielsa’s nickname, but that hasn’t stopped a section of the Leeds fanbase jumping to conclusions.
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— Felipe Caicedo (@FelipaoCaicedo) July 28, 2019
With Kemar Roofe out for four weeks with an ankle injury and Patrick Bamford misfiring, a new striker would be welcome at Elland Road. And a former Man City player with a 22/68 record for his country would fit the bill nicely.
Is it likely to happen? There’s absolutely no proof but that hasn’t stopped these Leeds fans from dreaming:
@charliebeau02 defo coming to Leeds
— Joe Tats (@JoeTats3) July 29, 2019
Welcome to Leeds 😂
— Paul (@LEYTONREECE) July 29, 2019
join leeds en
— Alfie (@alfiequaeck1919) July 28, 2019
That’s one way of boosting your followers 👍
— Howard Sowrey,Lufc 💛💙 (@his11975) July 29, 2019
Fancy joining Leeds?
— 👑 Oli WΔlker💙💛 (@RaisingTheRoofe) July 29, 2019
— George (@GeorgeWIufc) July 28, 2019
If we sign Felipe Caicedo one of my worries for the coming season will be eased #lufc
— Killa Spam (@killa_spam) July 29, 2019