By Liam Thomas

8th Nov, 2022 | 6:10pm

Leeds United set for cash injection after new FIFA developments are revealed

Leeds United are set to receive a new cash injection from FIFA World Cup payments rewarded for their players earning call-ups to the tournament this month.

Alongside current first-teamers, the Whites will also benefit from players that left in the summer, meaning Raphinha’s call-up to the Brazil national team has brought in pounds for Leeds.

For each day a player is at the tournament, Leeds will receive £9,000, a tidy amount when you consider Leeds may have seven players playing in Qatar – with anyone getting to the final set to earn clubs £250,000 alone [Yorkshire Evening Post]

The first official Leeds United player to be called up was Rasmus Kristensen for Denmark.

Mateusz Klich, Diego Llorente, Tyler Adams, Brenden Aaronson alongside former talent Kalvin Phillips could all join Raphinha and Kristensen in earning Leeds some money [Joe Donnohue].

Surely, this cash injection should leave Leeds United with some extra cash to splash in the transfer market, it would be foolish not to rinse this rare opportunity.

Little wins.

Having several talents to reap the rewards of this generous FIFA scheme is fantastic news for Leeds, who wouldn’t want this nice little injection of cash into the team.

It would be great to see the money earned from the tournament put towards some new signings at the club, new defenders and an out-and-out forward are a must this January.

That’s not to say this sudden influx of FIFA cash will buy any player Leeds wants, but it will definitely help towards the hidden costs behind transfers.

Bigger teams in the Premier League will also be sending multiple players to the tournament and benefit from this scheme, but not many teams around the Whites league position will be.

This is something to consider, a nice little win for the Whites over Premier League rivals doesn’t go amiss.

It looks like Raphinha may be Leeds’ best chance at getting the maximum amount of money in, his Brazilian squad is one of the tournament’s favourites to go all the way.

In other Leeds United news, the Whites are set to jet out to Spain with a major decision being made behind the scenes at Elland Road.