By Mark Smith

9th May, 2021 | 7:00am

Bruno Fernandes sends message to Raphinha after Leeds win v Tottenham

Leeds United finally welcomed back Raphinha to their squad for the Premier League clash against Spurs on Saturday afternoon.

The Brazilian has been missing since that win over Manchester City, and his name on the bench was a brilliant sight at Elland Road.

Kalvin Phillips also returned, and both were brought off the bench to seal the three points on a wet and wonderful in West Yorkshire.

Raphinha took to his personal Instagram account after finally returning to action off the bench against Spurs, and his fan club took to the comments.

Manchester United ace Bruno Fernandes was clearly thrilled by his former teammate as he sealed the three points with a perfect assist.

“I’m a fan,” he said.

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With Raphinha on the pitch, we go into every single game with immense confidence that we can leave with the three points.

Having the likes of Phillips back too will have been brilliant for Marcelo Bielsa, who has had to go through some big games without some of his best players recently.

The Brazilian has had the biggest impact of them all and proved that against Spurs, perfectly setting up Rodrigo for his fourth of the season.

Raphinha completed 100% of his passes according to WhoScored, as he came on for 32 minutes and didn’t give the likes of Serge Aurier one moment’s peace.

We already can’t wait for next weekend and the trip to Burnley, it has been far too long since we’ve seen the South American star tormenting defences for 90 minutes; bring it on.

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