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Leeds confirm exciting double swoop for Spaniards

Leeds United have confirmed the arrivals of Barcelona youngsters Guillermo Amor and Rafa Mujica with two separate statements on the club’s official website.

Both Spaniards join the Whites on free transfers after they saw their deals expire at the Catalan giants.

The new Leeds duo will not be in Marcelo Bielsa’s first-team to begin with though, as the Championship side will use them in the developmental squads.

Leeds United land Guillermo Amor

Amor, who is an 18-year-old midfielder, will start life at Elland Road in Mark Jackson’s Under-18s side after committing to a two-year contract.

The teenager is certainly believed to be highly-regarded as he had a trial with Manchester City in 2017, according to City Watch, with Pep Guardiola and his coaching staff having run the rule over the youngster.

Amor’s father, also called Guillermo, was a Barcelona legend and also scored for Spain at Elland Road during his playing career.

Mujica will be beginning his Leeds career in Carlos Corberan’s Under-23 side, however, he could be in line to make a breakthrough into Bielsa’s first-team should he impress.

The striker has plenty of potential to become a hit as he proved with Barcelona’s B side last season as he netted seven goals in his 33 appearances for their reserve side.

The 20-year-old has been handed a three-year contract and will hope to make an impression at Leeds.

The Whites came agonisingly close to promotion to the Premier League last season and will be one of the favourites to claim the Championship crown in 2019-20 – especially as Bielsa has commited to the Yorskhire club.

Leeds have a great pedigree in bringing young players through the ranks into the first-team and the new additions of Amor and Mujica will hope to follow in illustrious footsteps.

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