LEEDS boss Jesse Marsch has admitted star man Raphinha may not join the team on pre-season tour with Chelsea leading the race for his signature.

The Brazilian is showing “urgency” in trying to secure a move away from Elland Road.

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Chelsea are leading the race to sign RaphinhaCredit: Getty

Barcelona, Chelsea and Arsenal are just a few of the teams interested in Raphinha.

A move to Barca is Raphinha’s favoured destination.

However, according to the chelsea-fc-raphinha-barcelona-arsenal-b1010919.html”Evening Standard, they run the risk of being leapfrogged by Chelsea, who already have a £55million bid accepted by Leeds.

Barca are yet to put a suitable offer on the table for the 25-year-old.

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With the player’s future up in the air, Leeds boss Marsch says the club are still to decide whether Raphinha will travel on their pre-season tour of Australia.

Marsch said: “My guess is, I don’t know. We just have to wait and see what happens in the next couple of days.

“There’s urgency from his end, I think, to come up with a solution. We have to in the next couple of days see how things stand and see how we go.

“It hasn’t been an easy time for him this summer.

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“Things have come and gone and there have been a lot of little discussions. Right now he’s our player.

“He showed up today and trained with everybody, he had such a good attitude.

“We had

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