Leeds United document signing Rodrigo has set his sights on scoring previous his worldwide teammate David de Gea throughout the Whites’ conflict with Manchester United subsequent season.
Marcelo Bielsa guided United’s rivals to the Championship title final season which secured their lengthy awaited return to England’s prime division.
United and Leeds haven’t confronted off within the Premier League since February 2004. The final assembly between the pair got here within the League Cup again in 2011 with United rising victorious at Elland Street.
Leeds will journey to Outdated Trafford on December 19 although that fixture is topic to vary.
Bielsa broke the membership’s switch document to strengthen his ahead line with the addition of Spain worldwide Rodrigo who’s wanting ahead to face United and his worldwide teammate De Gea following his change to England.
“Within the Premier League we’ve a number of groups,” he mentioned when requested who’s wanting ahead to dealing with probably the most.
“Premier League is particular as a result of it’s very aggressive, however after all we all the time need to play towards Liverpool, Tottenham [Hotspur], Man[chester] Metropolis, however, for me, the particular recreation goes to be towards Man United.
“I already performed towards them with Benfica and with Valencia. The ambiance of the stadium may be very nice.
“Taking part in towards Man United and, after all, taking part in towards my nationwide team-mate David de Gea. It will be particular for me to attain some targets [past him].”
The return fixture between the 2 sides is at present scheduled for April 24.