Photo: Alejandro Machuca posts on Instagram confirming he is at Leeds United

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Alejandro Machuca is at Leeds training ground Thorp Arch

Leeds United are closing in on the signing of Alejandro Machuca from Rayo Vallecano.

Union Rayo reported last night an agreement has been reached for Machuca to sign for Leeds, and he had been give permission to travel.

After posting an image on Instagram at Madrid Barajas Airport last night, Machuca has now confirmed his arrival in Leeds.

Posting on his Instagram feed this lunchtime, Machuca uploaded a short video showing that he is at Leeds United's training ground Thorp Arch.

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Machuca is a 19-year-old winger who is initially expected to join the club's under-23 squad.

Leeds earlier today confirmed the signing of forward Samu Saiz, after passing a medical yesterday. 

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He followed striker Caleb Ekuban who signed on Tuesday from Chievo Verona.

Leeds are also expected to complete the signing of Swiss winger Ezgjan Alioski from Lugano, with RSI Sport reporting last night he was flying to to undergo a medical.


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