‘Well done Victor’, ‘I’m excited’: Some Leeds fans buzzing over what club tweeted on Friday

'Well done Victor', 'I'm excited': Some Leeds fans buzzing over what club tweeted on Friday

Leeds United have shared a message from Brazil manager Tite thanking Marcelo Bielsa and the Whites coaches for their superb work with Raphinha.

The 24-year-old joined the Whites in October 2020 for a reported £17million, and has been sensational at Elland Road.

Raphinha has made 38 appearances for Leeds, clocking up nine goals and nine assists, with three goals from seven games this season.

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The former Rennes ace has also made his breakthrough with Brazil, and in some style too.

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Raphinha earned his first three Selecao caps during the October international break.

Tite brought him on against Venezuela for his debut, where he registered two assists en route to a 3-1 win.

Raphinha then played 29 minutes in the goalless draw with Colombia, before earning his first start in the famous yellow shirt against Uruguay.

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Brazil ran out 4-1 winners, and the Leeds ace repaid his international manager’s faith with a brace.

On Friday, Leeds shared the following message from Tite:

And Leeds fans were delighted, praising Bielsa, Tite, Raphinha and Victor Orta on Twitter:

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