Leeds' Samu Saiz reportedly has multiple offers, he has no future at Elland Road

Marcelo Bielsa, manager of Leeds United before the SkyBet Championship playoff semi final match between Derby County and Leeds United at the Pride Park, Derby on Saturday 11th May 2019.

WIll Leeds United ace Samu Saiz be playing Champions League rather than Championship football next season? La Liga giants Valencia are being linked.

Leeds United's Samuel Saiz in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 16, 2017 in London, England.

Samu Saiz is unlikely to form part of Leeds United’s plans going forward after failing to secure a permanent move to Getafe, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post – but he is not short of options as he weighs up his future.

Saiz was one of Victor Orta’s first signings at Leeds, arriving at Elland Road in the summer of 2017 from Spanish second tier outfit Huesca. And the Spanish schemer quickly became a fans’ favourite with his vision and skill bamboozling plenty of Championship defenders.

 

But, just 18 months into a four year deal, Saiz forced a short-term loan move to Getafe after growing unsettled in West Yorkshire.

Though the deal could hardly have gone worse for everyone involved. Leeds, short of his creativity, threw away their dreams of promotion while the 28-year-old was handed just two starts for a Getafe side who narrowly missed out on Champions League qualification on the final game of the season.

Samu Saiz of Getafe CF during the La Liga Santander  match between Getafe v Celta de Vigo at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez on February 9, 2019 in Getafte Spain

As a result, Getafe have no interest in signing Saiz permanently for £6 million. According to the YEP, however, his struggles at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez has not put off a number of rival Spanish clubs while Saiz also has interest from ‘at least one other country’.

According to El Gol Digital earlier this month, Valencia boss Marcelino is keen to sign the playmaker for £5.5 million. Ironically, Los Che beat Getafe to that final Champions League spot so Saiz could be playing in Europe’s premier club competition next season.

Samuel Saiz of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-0during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Leeds United and Port Vale at Elland Road on August 9, 2017 in...

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