Leeds United sign 59-goals striker, Rodrigo for a record transfer fee

Leeds United sign 59 goals striker for transfer record fee
Leeds United sign 59 goals striker for transfer record fee

The 29-year-old has completed move from Spain to England with £26m transfer deal to join Leeds United.

Newly promoted English side, Leeds United have broken club transfer record after sealing Valencia Rodrigo transfer deal.

Rodrigo has penned down a 4-year contract with Leeds United as Marcelo Bielsa prepares to take advantage of their promotion back into the Premier League.

Having been absent from the Premier League for the past 16-years, the West Yorkshire based team are back into the English most honored league and believes having Spanish Rodrigo on the front side would help extend their stay in the EPL.

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Moreno Machado Rodrigo was notably a standout performer during his spell at Valencia, netting 59 goals in 220 appearances for the La Liga team.

Rodrigo’s effort also helped Valencia to be crowned Copa Del Rey Champions during the 2018/2019 season following their 2-1 victory over Barcelona.

Valencia want to thank Rodrigo Moreno for his commitment and effort over the past six seasons,” Valencia stated on their Instagram account on Tuesday.

“We wish him all the best in this new stage of his career at Leeds United.”

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The Brazilian born star won’t be coming to English League as a freshener as he already had tested English football during his spell at Bolton Wanderers during the 2010/2011 season.

Rodrigo has 22 appearances for his National side with his Spanish debut being back in 2014.

Leeds United are delighted to announce the signing of Rodrigo Moreno Machado from Valencia CF for a club record transfer fee,” Leeds United wrote on their Website.

Click here to read Leeds United full statement on the former Benefica man joining them for a club transfer record fee.

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