In accordance to reviews, Leeds United are in ‘advanced talks’ with Joe Gelhardt above a new contract following his solid performances previous year.
The 20-12 months-previous joined Leeds United in 2020 for all around £1m from Wigan Athletic, who had been struggling financially at the time.
The attacker designed a identify for himself in the Leading League final expression as he built 20 appearances all round.
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Gelhardt scored a vital late winner towards Norwich City towards the end of the campaign. He also presented a critical assist at Elland Highway vs Brighton in their penultimate sport.
His existing contract does not expire till 2024 but Soccer Insider are reporting that he is in ‘advanced talks’ over an extension.
As element of this, Gelhardt is ‘set for a big shell out rise’. Leeds have ‘huge hopes’ for the ahead and they have been eager to ‘reward him for his rise’.
On Friday, Raphinha accomplished his go to FC Barcelona from Leeds United.
The deal for the winger is worth in surplus of £55m. He is established to be unveiled on Friday afternoon.
Leeds stated in a assertion: “Leeds United can confirm Raphinha has nowadays finished a transfer to FC Barcelona for an undisclosed fee.
Leeds experienced announced previously this 7 days that they experienced agreed a offer “in principle” with Barcelona, effectively ending the interest of a range of golf equipment, reportedly such as Chelsea and Arsenal.
Even with their perfectly-documented money-move difficulties, Barcelona indicated their skill to finance a offer for the 25-year-aged which could rise to a noted £54.7m like include-ons.
Raphinha joined Leeds from Rennes on deadline day in October 2020 for a documented rate of £17m and went to make 67 appearances for the club, scoring 17 objectives.
Leeds additional in the statement: “We would like to position on record our honest gratitude to Raphinha for his effort and hard work and contribution while at the soccer club.
“He confirmed unquestionable commitment and professionalism till the very end of his time at Elland Road and his celebrations at the Brentford Local community Stadium will are living extended in the memory.
“Everyone at Leeds United would like to wish Raphinha the quite greatest for the upcoming and hope he enjoys excellent success at the Nou Camp and through his vocation.”