It’s hard not to keep track of what former Leeds players are doing after our time in the Premier League, given a great deal have left since.
Not many have left with well wishes from the fanbase, but Raphinha is certainly one that has no bad blood whatsoever, having single-handedly kept Leeds in the Premier League in 21/22.
How is Raphinha getting on?
Barcelona fans have high expectations when it comes to big-money signings, not least when that player is a Brazilian winger.
However, the former Leeds man has shown his quality to justify the £55million fee, scoring two and assisting two so far in all competitions, with both goals coming in La Liga and both assists in the Champions League – including this stunner last night against away to Mallorca:
Video: Raphinha greets Leeds fans
Behind-the-scenes footage has emerged from Mallorca revealing Raphinha greeting two Leeds fans, a parent and child, happy to take a picture – shared by @kilbride_eth on X:
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Now there is a player who left Leeds for a big club that deserved it, fighting for his life to keep Leeds in the Premier League, never downing tools.
He cared about Leeds, which is something that cannot be said about those that were here last season in his place.
It’s also great to see him actually doing well there, because that was a huge test for him to make it stick at Barcelona.