Paris Saint-Germain has reportedly joined the race to sign legendary Leeds Ravenha after Neymar put a kind word on his international teammate.
Brazil’s excellent performances in the Premier League have attracted the interest of a host of top clubs, including giants Liverpool and Manchester United.
but according to TeamTalkPSG joined the two English teams in the race to sign Raphinha.
The interest comes after the Leeds star made a good impression while on international duty with Neymar.
Rafinha scored assists on his debut for Brazil in the 3-1 win over Venezuela.
The 24-year-old followed it up with two goals in Brazil’s 4-1 victory over Uruguay.
Leeds plan to stick with Ravenha, who is said to be ‘happy’ at the club
But his agent Deco – the legend of Portugal and Barcelona – admitted earlier this month that there will come a time when he wants to take the next step in his career.
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“There are certainly many clubs interested in him,” Deco told Brazil’s Globo website.
“Liverpool like him and there have been a few ways, but nothing official. Leeds wanted to keep him for another season.
“Ravenha is happy at Leeds, but there will definitely come a time when he will want to take a step in his career and move on.
“He has three years left on his contract, but there is nothing in it that stipulates how long he must stay or prevent transfers.”
Brazil legend Rivaldo believes a move to Liverpool will benefit Ravenha’s career even better.
Although he may not be a key player, Rivaldo believes the move will allow Ravenha to compete for titles and play in the Champions League.
Talking to BetfairHe said: “Rafinha did well in his Brazil debut, but he was already in the Premier League with Leeds United and there are rumors of interest from Liverpool.
“If he takes this step, he may not be a regular player, but I am sure it will be a huge step in his career because it will allow him to compete for titles and play in the Champions League, which could be decisive for further call-ups in the Brazilian national team.
“He has the quality of a player at a bigger club.
“He plays excellent football and the player always wants more strong challenges, so he will benefit from the move.”
If Leeds takes advantage of Raphinha, they will undoubtedly make a good profit.
Signed for a £17m heist in 2020, Leeds is said to be looking for a fee north of £40m.
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