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Leeds winger Raphinha responds to Man Utd, Liverpool rumours

Leeds United winger Raphinha has shrugged off talk of a big club move away this summer.

Raphinha's impressive individual displays have led to speculation he could again be on the move in the summer, with Liverpool and Manchester United said to be interested parties.

However, when asked about the speculation about his future, Raphinha insists he is happy at the club.

"I'm really happy and so satisfied to be a part of this club," he told the official club website.

"And when I found that Leeds were interested for me and they wanted me and the way they accepted me, the way I was embraced, the way I was treated on arrival here means and I am really happy now.

"Today, I'm really well settled in the city and the club. I thank everybody for their affection. They contributed to this."

Raphinha also expressed his happiness at being in the city, revealing that he is looking forward to being back at Elland Road.

"I'm really happy to be here in Leeds, being part of this institution," he added. "It's a real pleasure. I'm really enjoying the city, despite not being able to see or discover much of it.

"I've really been made welcome here. I've been embraced by all the players, the coaching staff, everybody here at the club, the fans as well.

"I'll be a lot happy when we're able to see all the fans in the stadium. So yes, I'm doing really well."

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