Video: How Guardado was presented at Betis will amuse Gaetano Berardi

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Andres Guardado from Real Betis in the January transfer window.

Marco Asensio (R) of Real Madrid CF competes for the ball with Andres Guardado (L) of Real Betis Balompie during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Real Betis Balompie at Estadio...

According to El Gol Digital, Leeds United are interested in signing Andres Guardado from Real Betis and are willing to spend as much as £5.2 million on the 31-year-old.

The Mexico international is a very versatile footballer who can operate as a central midfielder, attacking midfielder, left-winger or left-back, and securing the services of the former Valencia and Deportivo La Coruna star in the January transfer window will be a coup for Leeds.

While it remains to be seen if anything materialises, the way Guardado was presented at Real Betis last summer will surely amuse Gaetano Berardi… in a good way.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United stretches for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium on January 9, 2017 in...

Leeds defender Berardi is a boxing fan, and the 29-year-old full-back recently accompanied Josh Warrington to the ring before the bout against Dennis Ceylan (click here to read more).

Back in July 2017, when Betis signed Guardado from Dutch club PSV, they presented him on social networking site Twitter like a prizefighter.

If Guardado has the same passion for boxing as Berardi, then the duo will get along well at Leeds.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United FC passes the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds,...

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