Over the past two weeks, reports coming out of Spain stated Rodrigo is ‘not comfortable’ at Leeds United and is looking to leave Elland Road.
It was even suggested the forward has asked to leave the Whites in the summer, a year after joining them from Valencia.
The 30-year-old took to Instagram to dismiss these claims. He stated the recent reports about him “wanting to leave and a bad relationship with Marcelo Bielsa” are false.
Despite publicly making his stance clear, he continues to be linked with a move away from the English club.
La Razón state the possible return of the player to La Liga is now ‘beyond a simple rumour’.
Leeds paid Valencia €30m for the Spain international’s services and they want to recoup part of the money they invested in his signing before there’s a further drop in his valuation.
The Premier League side are aware the former Valencia man is well appreciated in La Liga and it’s said they want to take advantage of this to find a buyer for him in Spain.
Sevilla and Real Betis are likely to be looking to strengthen their attacks next season, which is why Rodrigo has been ‘already been offered’ to these two clubs.
Julen Lopetegui’s side intend to offload Luuk de Jong, while Youssef En-Nesyri’s continuity at the club beyond this season is still not certain.
Real Betis, on the other hand, will have to sell before they make any attempt for Rodrigo. Manuel Pellegrini’s side could ‘make cash’ if they manage to sell Nabil Fekir or Guido Rodríguez, and one of their exits can help them fund signing the Leeds player.