Leeds assistant Pep Clotet has commented on playmaker Pablo Hernandez.
The Italian investor has a contact at Villarreal, which pushed through the deal.
Leeds United beat Bristol City 2-1 at Elland Road on Tuesday night.
Alex Mowatt has joined Barnsley from Championship rivals Leeds United.
Leeds United beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 on Wednesday evening.
The Romanian playmaker may be more trouble than it's worth for Leeds United.
Leeds United beat Derby County 1-0 at Elland Road on Friday.
Leeds United have been linked with the Romanian international recently.
Leeds United beat Rotherham United 3-0 at Elland Road this afternoon.
The Romanian international is currently not a regular at VfB Stuttgart.