Leeds United have reduced their asking price for Raphinha from €65m as Barcelona are set to submit their first official bid for the winger.
Barcelona have been monitoring the situation of the Brazilian winger since last summer and the board are in direct contact with his agent Deco.
A lot of clubs are interested in signing Raphinha this summer, including Arsenal and Tottenham, but due to the Barcelona relationship with his agent (Deco) who is a former Barca player, a deal is being delayed as he want him to join Barca.
Tottenham and Arsenal are pushing for the Brazilian winger, but Barcelona has emerged as the favorite club to sign him.
An agreement on personal terms is never a problem, but the asking price and Leeds United have lower their price. It’s up to Barcelona to submit their first official bid.
Leeds United have reduced their asking price for Raphinha
The English premier league club doesn’t want to take more than €65m for his signature, but after discussion, they are ready to splash their asking price from €65m to €50m.
Though Barcelona are not willing to meet their €50m asking price as the board believes that a deal will be done for a transfer fee worth €40m, according to Joaquimpiera.
Raphinha’s asking price went high after Leeds United secured a stay in the premier league this summer.
He could have leave the club for a transfer fee worth €30m if Leeds relegated last season.
Barcelona will make their official bid in the coming days/weeks.