Daniel James has sealed a transfer deadline day move to Leeds United, having fallen down the pecking order with the addition of Jadon Sancho and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Both clubs have reportedly agreed a transfer fee of £25million plus £5m in add-ons for the winger.
James has revealed that he is confident he’s made the best possible decision for his career by joining Leeds this summer.
“I think for me and my football career, it was completely the right decision,” he said after sealing the move.
“Don’t get me wrong, I had an unbelievable time, made great friends and the staff and fans were amazing to me.
“For me, it’s my time to move career-wise and move forward so I’m looking forward to it.”
The Welsh speedster has put pen to paper on a five-year contract in west Yorkshire, and Leeds director of football Victor Orta is pleased the club has signed James, and he believes that the Welshman would be a good fit for their club.
He said: “I have to say a huge thank you to my team firstly – the football department have been monitoring Daniel for a number of years and every member of my team has worked hard to get this deal over the line.
“It is no secret that Daniel is a player we have been keen to acquire for a number of years and today we achieved our goal.
“As a player we feel Daniel is an excellent fit for a Marcelo Bielsa team, he is quick, direct and works hard – we look forward to him joining up with the squad, finally!”