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Junior Firpo


Does Junior Firpo Represent a Significant Upgrade at Left Back for Leeds?

Leeds United struck early in the summer transfer window and completed a deal for Barcelona’s Junior Firpo for around £13 million. Marcelo Bielsa had wanted cover at left-back for some time, and there was added urgency when it became apparent that Ezgjan Alioski wouldn’t renew his contract at Elland Road. Now, the question is whether the new arrival can enhance the Whites and help them improve on their stunning return to the Premier League. Early indications suggest that the Spaniard could be another masterstroke from the club’s head of recruitment, Victor Orta.

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