Leeds United winger Raphinha is doing very well in his debut season in the Premier League, and this has apparently not gone unnoticed as he is impressing six-time champions of Europe Liverpool.
The latest on Raphinha
According to Football Insider, Liverpool are keeping tabs on Raphinha following his performances at Leeds United this season.
The current Premier League Champions’ scouts are apparently ‘blown away‘ as they seek attacking options for next season going into the main summer window.
Leeds need to stand firm
Earlier this season, Phil Hay, who writes for The Athletic, tweeted out: ‘Raphinha btw. Seventeen million squids. Bargain.’ It is easy to see why he said this too – in his 16 appearances (three from the bench), the 24 year-old has picked up four goals and four assists (Transfermarkt), a fantastic return for a young player in a new league with a promoted team.
His underlying attacking stats show that he is unlucky not to have more goals too, as he has managed 2.2 shots, 1.6 key passes and 1.6 successful dribbles a game (WhoScored).
It’s not just Hay who has praised him, as Noel Whelan was impressed after his performance earlier in the season against Villa, saying: “A fantastic performance and Raphinha was on fire. From what we have seen of him so far, he looks a really good signing.”
With all this taken into account, the club need to do everything to hold on to Raphinha as he looks to be a good talent and has potential to become even better in the near future.
In other news, Agbonlahor has praised one Leeds ace, have a read who it is here!
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