Sevilla are keen on signing Leeds United goalkeeper Kiko Casilla and have offered him a contract back in Spain, according to a report which was published by Football Insider. 

The La Liga side are looking to sign the 32-year-old before the end of the transfer window.

Casilla only joined Leeds during the January transfer window on a free transfer from Real Madrid.

He served as first-choice goalkeeper for the second half of the season and went on to make 17 league appearances for the Whites.

He was impressive for Leeds at times but was particularly disappointing during the Championship promotion semi-final loss against Derby County.

The report added that the Whites are willing to allow the Spaniard to leave while there are also doubts over the future of Bailey Peacock-Farrell.

If Casiilla does move to Sevilla, it is unlikely that he will get much regular game time and will serve as cover for Tomas Vaclik, who is regarded as one of the best keepers in the Spanish top-flight.

Leeds man Casilla may just want to return to his homeland. The style of football in England is vastly different and he will still be adapting to English culture, having never played in the country prior to his move to Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

Should he wish to leave and Leeds receive a decent offer, they must not stand in his way.

It will not be the worst thing for Leeds if he leaves. While he contributes valuable experience to the side, he is thought to be among the highest earners at Elland Road.


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