Lthe offices of Camp Nou they lived frantic hours on the last day of the transfer market. With the departure of Griezmann, the Barcelona entity needed a replacement upstairs and they tested several options. The last to be known is Rodrigo Moreno, according The Athletic.
The post explains that the Barcelona explored the possibility of incorporating the international, now in the ranks of the Leeds United. Finally, the Barcelona entity opted for the option Luuk de Jong. The attacker arrived from the Seville on loan.
Also in the case of Rodrigo, the culé institution wanted a loan. In any case, the issue did not go beyond a mere contact between the Leeds and Barcelona, since the English entity did not want to part with the player.
It should be remembered that the club Premier paid 30 million euros plus 10 in variables to the Valencia for his signing. Besides, time was running against the Leeds when looking for a substitute in the market. There were hours until closing. Rodrigo he has started 16 times in 28 games last season.