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Leeds United confirm Helder Costa has joined on a permanent, four-year deal.

The deal was done in summer 2019 but has now been confirmed.

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One-time Portugal international Helder Costa has officially completed his permanent move from Wolverhampton Wanderers on a four-year deal.

The Angola-born winger has joined for a fee of around £16m has been on loan at Leeds United all season, scoring four goals in 43 appearances.

Costa joined Wolves from Benfica following a loan spell at Molineux where he won the club’s Player of the Year award, and previously had loan spells with Deportivo La Coruna and AS Monaco.

Fan opinion has been split on Costa, and it would be fair to say that he hasn’t been at his best this season. However, I still think this is a good deal for Leeds - although it is on the expensive side. However, it was said when the deal was initially done that Leeds are paying the fee in installments, and the fee will be split across the length of the contract when it comes to profit and sustainability regulations so it is an affordable expense for the club. I also back Marcelo Bielsa to get the best out of him, many players have looked better in their second season under the former Argentina and Chile Head Coach.

The deal was always happening, but are you happy with the signing of Helder Costa? Let us know in the comments, or on Twitter @ThruItAllLUFC.