Report: Another Leeds star may have played his final game at Elland Road yesterday - not Phillips or Raphinha
Leeds United face an anxious final day in the Premier League next weekend after Pascal Struijk’s late goal rescued what could be a valuable point against Brighton.
The Whites had huffed and puffed in trying to get back into the game at Elland Road but looked to have ran out of steam heading into injury time. However, Joe Gelhardt produced a moment of magic on the touchline to cross for Struijk, who duly nodded in to send the home fans wild.
Of course, the next week is huge. Burnley and Everton both play again before the final day, and Leeds could find themselves in the bottom three and two points adrift of the Clarets come the weekend. Everton, meanwhile, could be safe if they beat Palace.
One of the more pressing issues for Leeds fans and the club in general is over the futures of some star players. Signs this weekend were that the likes of Raphinha and Kalvin Phillips might have played their last games. However, as well as those two, Leeds Live has pointed out how Spanish forward, Rodrigo, could also join them.
Leeds Live write how it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Rodrigo leave, and there is ‘every reason’ to believe this was the former Valencia man’s last appearance at Elland Road.
TBR’s View: Rodrigo Leaving Leeds Makes Sense, He’s Simply Not Delivered
Given Leeds spent over £25m on Rodrigo and expected a lot, the Spaniard hasn’t delivered at all really.
Per Transfermarkt, Rodrigo has scored just 13 times in over 60 games for the Whites, which is hardly the goal return you want from a striker who is meant to be high calibre.
Obviously, if Leeds go down, Rodrigo will want out anyway. But even if they do manage to stay up, Leeds can bring in better if they really go for it.
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