Leeds have signed Bayern Munich midfielder Marc Roca on a four-year deal for an preliminary £10m.
The 25-year-old will be a part of the membership on July 1 till the summer season of 2026. He turns into the most recent arrival who will be a part of the Whites at first of subsequent month, following the bulletins of offers for Rasmus Kristensen and Brenden Aaronson.
The defensive midfielder, born in Spain, started his profession with RCD Espanyol, breaking via from the youth system into the primary group on the RCDE Stadium.
Profitable caps for Spain at U19 and U21 degree, he starred for the latter, serving to his nation win the 2019 European Soccer Championship.
He netted a aim within the semi-final towards France and performed 90 minutes within the 2-1 last victory over Germany, as did his new Leeds United teammate Junior Firpo.
At membership degree, Roca made his debut for Espanyol in August 2016 within the 2-2 La Liga draw with Malaga. He went on to determine himself within the facet, making an extra 25 appearances in all competitions throughout the remainder of the marketing campaign.
After catching the attention over the following three seasons and making a complete of 121 outings for Espanyol, Roca was signed by Bayern Munich on a five-year-deal in October 2020. Throughout his time in Germany, Bayern received the Bundesliga twice and the FIFA Membership World Cup.
Leeds will begin their 2022/23 Premier League marketing campaign at Elland Highway towards Wolves on Saturday August 6.
Jesse Marsch’s facet, who narrowly averted relegation on the ultimate day of final season, then journey to St Mary’s to face Southampton on August 13 earlier than internet hosting Chelsea on August 20.
Leeds journey to Previous Trafford to face Manchester United on September 17 and their last recreation earlier than the season pauses for the winter World Cup will likely be towards Antonio Conte’s Tottenham on November 12. They’ll then return to motion on Boxing Day at dwelling to Man Metropolis.
They face a visit to Newcastle on New 12 months’s Eve, whereas Manchester United are the guests to Elland Highway on February 11.
Leeds end the season at Elland Highway towards Spurs on Might 28.
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