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Rodrigo Moreno loving life at Leeds

Rodrigo Moreno says he is loving life at Leeds United.

The Spain international moved to Elland Road from Valencia last summer in a move that surprised many in his homeland.

But the 30-year-old insists he is happy with his new home.

"I am delighted with Leeds," Rodrigo told MARCA.

"This project makes you feel like you belong to a big club, with great room for growth. We have everything it takes to perform."

A goalscorer during his time at the Mestalla, Rodrigo has been used as an attacking midfielder by Marcelo Bielsa.

And the former Barcelona man insists the new role won't hinder his international chances.

"I clearly understand that the number of goals is very important. We cannot escape that and it is there. But I think that when choosing a player for a national team or a team, a coach looks at many other things. I have never been a '9' of reference, of 30 goals per season.

"I think I have always been highly valued by the coaches of Valencia, Benfica or now because I contribute many things to the team. Obviously, I always want to score more goals, but I've never based my game on that alone.

"I generate more things. Versatility is an advantage and a disadvantage for not only focusing on goals."

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