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Leeds United seal Rodrigo transfer on a record deal
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Leeds United seal Rodrigo transfer on a record deal

Spain International signed a four-year contract at the Elland Road after joining from Valencia in a club-record deal worth £27million.

Leeds United have confirmed the signing of striker Rodrigo from Spanish club Valencia in a club-record deal after agreeing on a fee around £27million (€30million).

Rodrigo has scored 10 goals for both club and country last season arrived at the Elland Road after spending six years at Valencia where scored 59 goals in 220 appearances.

A product of Real Madrid’s youth academy, Rodrigo previously played for Bolton Wanderers in the Premier League during the 2010/11 season after joining on loan from Benfica and has also represented Real Madrid B team.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side will return to the Premier League after an absence of 16 years after being relegated from the English top-flight in 2004.

Rodrigo has represented Spain 22 times and scored eight goals for his country.

Leeds will open their Premier League campaign on September 12 against champions Liverpool.

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