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Leeds fans react to Barcelona eyeing Rodrigo

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to comment on reports from The Athletic claiming that Barcelona made a last-gasp move for Rodrigo.

Rodrigo has had a mixed time since arriving at Elland Road. His tally of seven goals in his first Premier League season is reasonable given that he only started 14 times.

It must also be noted that the large majority of those appearances came as a number 10 rather than as a striker.

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It does feel that Leeds have not yet seen the best of the 30-year-old. So it is interesting that he did attract interest in the final hours of the summer transfer window – and from Barcelona, no less.

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Barca reportedly wanted to take the forward on loan. Leeds snubbed the interest. And Rodrigo is reportedly happy to stay in Yorkshire.

Of course, Barcelona are not in a good place right now. So it is not quite the statement it would have been a couple of years ago. Nevertheless, it does highlight the talent Rodrigo has.

The reports have prompted plenty of reaction amongst Leeds fans on social media.

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Some have insisted that Marcelo Bielsa needs to change how he uses Rodrigo. Many seemingly see his best role as being a backup striker to Patrick Bamford.

Others however, have suggested that they would probably be open to him leaving if Barcelona or another club come calling in the future.

Some, unfortunately, doubt whether he will ever vindicate the club breaking their transfer record to sign him.

Obviously, a loan deal does not appeal. But some feel that any substantial offers in the coming windows need to be looked at unless something changes.

With that in mind, here is how some of the Leeds fans have reacted to Barcelona eyeing Rodrigo…

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