Real Madrid interested in
signing Leeds United winger Raphina
interested in signing Leeds United winger Raphina
17 February 2022 Authorbet365baji
Real Madrid has been watching Leeds
United winger Raphina's performances and may be interested in signing the Brazilian.
Raphina's performances for Leeds United have piqued the interest of several Europe's elite
clubs. Real Madrid may enter the competition to sign the Lilywhites' outstanding player.
However, they are likely to face competition for the 25-year-signature old's from several
Premier League clubs.
Raphina joined Leeds United for £17 million from Ligue 1 club Stade Rennais in 2020. The winger
had a solid first season with Marcelo Bielsa's team, scoring six goals and assisting on nine
occasions in 30 league matches.
Raphina has been one of Leeds' bright spots in what has otherwise been a dismal 2021-22
campaign. The team is presently ranked 15th in the Premier League standings. In 22 league games
for the club, the Brazilian, on the other hand, has scored nine goals and contributed two
Leeds' contract with the 25-year-old is slated to expire in 2024, which could prompt the club to
consider selling him this summer. Otherwise, they risk losing one of their greatest players for
a discount price in 2023, when his contract would expire after only 12 months.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid is preparing for the possible exit of several periphery players this
summer. Los Blancos' contracts with Gareth Bale and Isco are set to expire at the end of the
The pair have been relegated to supporting roles at the Santiago Bernabeu and are unlikely to be
handed contract extensions soon. Former Chelsea player Eden Hazard is also a target for Carlo
Since his £100 million moves to the Spanish city in 2019, the Belgian has been plagued by
ailments and poor form. Hazard's return to Stamford Bridge has been heavily touted this
Real Madrid will be looking to replace the players mentioned above to offer Ancelotti
high-quality attacking options.