Following Rodrigo De Paul’s now famous tweet, which has long since been deleted, Leeds United fans are all about the Argentine.

After all, the midfielder would be a welcome addition to Marcelo Bielsa’s plans, and with the player himself wanting to try something new and take a step forward in his career, his ‘Yes’ with fingers crossed tweet suggests he wants a move to Elland Road.

One of the reasons for this could be the money on offer waiting for him in Yorkshire, as Messaggero Veneto are reporting on Wednesday that Leeds have offered him a ‘four year contract worth €4m/year’.

This deal is supposed to ‘push’ the midfielder towards the Premier League, even if the ‘green light’ can only be given by Gino Pozzo, who owns Udinese.

For that to happen, €40m will be needed, which Leeds are reportedly some way off matching.

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The article suggests Andrea Radrizzani has, so far, only offered €25m + bonuses, while main competition Zenit St Petersburg have put €35m.

At €25m, ‘Pozzo does not intend to sell him’ even if De Paul, ‘by virtue of the €4m salary, would have already said yes to the English club in his heart’.

Despite ideally wanting a club in the Champions League, the lack of movement from such teams means he is now ‘pleased’ by the idea of joining Leeds.

It’s all a step in the right direction for the newly promoted side, but they’ll need to up their offer if they want to stand a remote chance of getting their man.