Leeds United attacker expected to leave Whites as Jorge Mendes works on summer transfer

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According to recent reports, Leeds United winger Helder Costa is expected to leave the club this summer – especially if Marcelo Bielsa signs a new senior wide-attacker.

That’s according to an exclusive report from Football Insider, who claims super-agent Jorge Mendes is already busy working to find the former Benfica man a new club in time for next season.

Costa, 27, joined Leeds United in 2019, initially on loan, before making his switch from Wolverhampton Wanderers permanently the following season in a deal worth nearly £16m.

Since arriving at Elland Road, the pacey wide-man has gone on to feature in 69 matches, in all competitions, directly contributing to 19 goals, along the way.

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However, having started just 13 Premier League matches last season, it is now expected that the 27-year-old will move on, especially if the club sound out another attacker capable of playing in the same position.

Football Insider claims that a move to the Spanish top-flight is most likely, with Valencia credited with having an early interest.

However, considering the player is one of the club’s top earners, it has also been suggested that a loan move or loan-to-buy type of deal could be discussed.

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