Raphinha lands in Barcelona ahead of completing Leeds exit - report
Leeds United star Raphinha has landed in Spain ahead of his completing his blockbuster move to Barcelona, according to Fabrizio Romano.
The two clubs agreed on a €67m fee for the Brazilian with a payment structure of a €58m fee and €9m in add-ons.
The winger has now arrived in Spain and sent a message to his new fans in Spain who will be eager to meet their new star.
Summer’s biggest transfer saga finally ends
This brings to an end one of the summer’s biggest transfer sagas, with Barcelona and Leeds finally reaching an agreement on the transfer.
Many members of the football world have scratched their heads wondering how the Spanish giants have been able to complete the transfer despite the reported financial turmoil that they are in.
However, Leeds will not care too much about that, as they can finally end a period of uncertainty at the club and plan for life after their talismanic winger.
This brings an end to a two-year stay at the Yorkshire club where Raphinha scored 17 goals and provided 12 assists in 67 games.
With the club making a huge profit on Raphinha, after signing him from Stade Rennais, it can be seen as good business and now they can begin the search for their next star.