Leeds have accomplished the signing of full-back Junior Firpo from Barcelona for an undisclosed charge.
Following a interval of quarantine and completion of his medical, the full-back signed a four-year deal at Elland Street, operating till the summer season of 2025.
Born within the Dominican Republic, Firpo moved to Spain at a younger age and made his breakthrough at Actual Betis.
Making his first La Liga begin in February 2018 in Betis’ 1-Zero victory over Deportivo La Coruna, the full-back went on to grow to be a first-team common on the Estadio Benito Villamarin.
In August 2019, he joined Barcelona, the place made 41 appearances. Barca wish to shift gamers as they attempt to scale back their enormous wage invoice, with the Spanish membership reportedly eager to launch Samuel Umtiti and Miralem Pjanic, and mortgage out Philippe Coutinho – as they nonetheless want to seek out the cash to supply Lionel Messi a brand new contract.
Firpo turns into Leeds’ third signing of the summer season switch window and can put on the quantity three shirt throughout his time at Elland Street.
He is available in as a substitute for Ezgjan Alioski, who did not agree a brand new contract on the membership.
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