Rio Ferdinand's reaction when Leeds committed Rodrigo to break his transfer record – originally published on Sportslens.com
Leeds United have completed the signing of Valencia striker Rodrigo Moreno. and the 29-year-old has signed a four-year contract.
#LUFC are pleased to announce the signing of Rodrigo of Valencia for a transfer fee for club records
– Leeds United (@LUFC) August 29, 2020
The deal is on the order of £ 30 million, breaks the £ 18 million transfer record for Rio Ferdinand after two decades, and the Manchester United legend has reacted to developments on Twitter:
– Rio Ferdinand (@ rioferdy5) August 29, 2020
Ferdinand joined Leeds in November 2000 for £ 18 million. At the time, he was a British transfer record and became the world's most expensive defender. He became the most expensive British footballer in history at the time and the world's most expensive defender for the second time after leaving for Old Trafford in July 2002.
Leeds were relegated from the top division in 2004 and did not return for the first time until the end of the 2019-20 season.
You're Looking There's still a long way to go to re-establish yourself at the top of English football and land a marquee this summer.
Rodrigo brings quality and experience to the table, and Leeds shouldn't have a problem at the end of the campaign with keeping safety at the highest level.
The outfit of Elland Road is about to seal a move for the Freiburg center. back Robin Koch, with both clubs ready to do business for around £ 13 million .
Leeds starts its campaign in two weeks with a clash with defending champions Liverpool.