Leeds United will face La Liga outfit Actual Betis in a pre-season pleasant on Saturday, July 31 at Loughborough College.
Marcelo Bielsa’s facet can be arising in opposition to the previous membership of summer season signing Junior Firpo, and the left-back can not wait to be reunited with a few of his outdated buddies.
The 25-year-old Spaniard is delighted with the information and has taken to his personal Twitter account:
— Junior Firpo (@JuniorFirpo03) July 16, 2021
Whereas Betis usually are not as massive as Barcelona, Actual Madrid and reigning La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, Leeds ought to count on a tricky encounter after they come up in opposition to Manuel Pellegrini’s males.
They’re enjoying within the Europa League subsequent season having completed final season in sixth place within the Spanish top-flight desk, they usually boast of the likes of French playmaker Nabil Fekir, Spanish attacking midfielder Borja Iglesias and Portuguese midfield powerhouse William Carvalho.
We ought to be anticipating a stern check given Betis high quality, and Firpo can be glad to point out his former group what he’s able to doing after leaving them to hitch Barcelona in the summertime of 2019.
He graduated from their academy earlier than that includes for the B-team and first-team for 5 seasons.
Leeds can be going through Guiseley (July 27), Blackburn Rovers (July 28) and Fleetwood City (July 30) earlier than the Betis conflict, and we can be enjoying in opposition to Eredivisie giants Ajax on the Johan Cruyff Enviornment on Wednesday, August 4.
They’re the proper pleasant matches for us forward of the primary recreation of the brand new Premier League marketing campaign in opposition to Manchester United on August 14 at Outdated Trafford, and the boys can be desirous to impress Bielsa.
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