Barry Douglas comments on Leeds United signing Helder Costa

Barry Douglas of Leeds United takes a throw in during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bristol City at Elland Road on November 24, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United brought in Helder Costa from Wolverhampton Wanderers, with Marcelo Bielsa snapping up the winger.

Barry Douglas of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on August 31, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Barry Douglas has told the Yorkshire Evening Post that Leeds United have pulled off an ‘amazing’ signing with Helder Costa.

Leeds have brought in three players so far this summer, with Costa, Ben White and Jack Harrison arriving.

Douglas knows Costa better than most at Elland Road, as the left-back has played with the winger before at Wolves.

And Douglas is excited about what Costa can do for Leeds next term.


“Helder is a player who I know a lot about. He’s got amazing quality and it’s an amazing signing for the club,” the £3 million full-back (Sky Sports) said. “It’s going to keep everyone on their toes.”

"We need that quality to push everyone to their push their limits.”

Leeds have already agreed to buy Costa on a permanent deal, so the pressure is on him to impress.

Helder Costa of Wolverhampton Wanders gets to the ball ahead of Tyler Blackett (l) and George Evans of Reading during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and...

Costa’s arrival at Leeds has certainly created the most excitement of all their new arrivals.

On his day, Costa has already proven that he can be one of the most dangerous attacking players in the Championship, during his time with Wolves.

Leeds won their first friendly of the season 5-0 last night against York, but Costa did not feature in that contest.

Wolverhampton Wanderers' Portuguese striker Helder Costa (R) shoots but fails to score during the English FA Cup fourth round football match between Shrewsbury Town and Wolverhampton...

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