Report: Leeds United reject big money Saiz offers

Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) holds off the challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

Leeds attacker Samu Saiz is generating attention, but Marcelo Bielsa wants to keep his star man.

Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) holds off the challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

Leeds United have reportedly rejected big money offers for attacker Samu Saiz.

Fichajes report Getafe and Valencia have both made bids for the 27-year-old.

Saiz signed for Leeds last summer from Huesca and was an early success.

A disappointing second half of the season followed, triggered by a six game ban handed down by the FA for spitting.

Fichajes report Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa has put his foot down and insisted he wants Saiz to stay.

Leeds player Samuel Saiz (21) is held back by team mates after being red carded during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Newport County and Leeds United at Rodney Parade on...

This is despite one offer for Saiz being above £8 million.

That is more than double the £3 million fee Leeds paid for Saiz a year ago.

Their decision to keep him shows their determination to keep key players, and that they still value Saiz as one.

After an underwhelming transfer window so far in terms of incomings, selling Saiz would have been a big own goal for owner Andrea Radrizzani.

Samu Saiz of Leeds United(C) celebrates his sides second goal with team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017...

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