Phillips on his way out? Leeds confirm 3rd signing of the summer
Premier League outfit Leeds United, on Friday, confirmed a new addition to the club’s ranks.
The latest player to have chosen to bring his talents to Elland Road ahead of the 2022/23 campaign? Marc Roca.
Outcast Roca has of course been tipped by many to make a move to west Yorkshire in the past few weeks.
This comes with the 25-year-old having recently endured a poor campaign in the Bundesliga, and Leeds looking for reinforcements midfield, amid growing speculation surrounding the future of the title. star Kalvin Phillips.
Manchester City are doing both Marc Cucurella and Kalvin Phillips deals. The first official bid for Cucurella will be submitted soon, while Phillips is seen as the main target to replace Fernandinho. #MCFC
About Julián Álvarez: multiple approaches, no intention to lend him.
– Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) June 17, 2022
In turn, it’s no surprise to hear of the whites who, on Friday, revealed Roca as the latest boost to Jesse Marsch’s ranks.
As was confirmed in a series of posts on the club’s website and social media platforms, the famous former Espanyol player has put pen to paper on terms with Leeds through the summer of 2026.
The deal is understood to have set the Peacocks back to their original regional fee of 12 million euros.
️ #LUFC can today announce Marc Roca will join the club on 1 July 2022, after reaching an agreement with Bayern Munich
– Leeds United (@LUFC) June 17, 2022
Of course, Roca marks the third addition of what has proven to be a fully effective opening of the summer window from the Leeds transfer team.
After escaping their relegation back to the Championship last time, those in power at Elland Road have clearly come to the conclusion that the club’s ranks are in dire need of reinforcement.
Along with Roca, in turn, both Brenden Aaronson and Rasmus Kristensen moved to Yorkshire from Austrian giants Red Bull Salzburg.