posted on Sep, 2 2003 @ 12:15 PM
Leeds boss Peter Reid has added to his catalogue of loan captures with the signings of Marseille striker Cyril Chapuis and AC Milan defender Roque
Chapuis, 24, has signed on loan until the end of the season after passing his medical.
He joins Marseille team-mates Salomon Olembe and Lamine Sakho at Elland Road.
Signed by Marseille from Rennes, Chapuis scored four times in 33 appearances last season, but was played out of position.
The former French Under-21 international is said to have fallen out of favour at the Stade Velodrome.
Roque Junior, meanwhile, was granted a work permit by a three-man appeals panel after he had initially been refused last week by the Home Office
The Brazilian World Cup winner, who celebrated his 27th birthday 24 hours before joining Leeds, will join his new team-mates after first playing in
two international matches against Colombia and Ecuador.
A delighted Reid said: "He is a World Cup winner, a European Champions League winner and a big boost for the squad.