Former Leeds United translator Salim Lamrani has touched on the quality of defender Luke Ayling, prompting plenty of fans to react.
Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds side have been excellent this season, having bounced back from a play-off semi-final defeat to Derby County last term. Sitting top of the Championship table as things stand, the manager and his squad will be hoping to return to football and seal an automatic promotion to the Premier League.
A collective effort from Bielsa’s squad has seen the Whites on course for a top-flight return, with some players enjoying standout seasons. Ayling, who plays on the right side of defence, is one of those players to experience arguably his best-ever footballing season.
The 28-year-old has been a key performer for the Elland Road outfit, contributing four goals and four assists in 28 league games this term. He has the highest average rating of all Leeds players on WhoScored with 7.31 and Bielsa’s former translator has given his thoughts on the defender via Twitter.
Reacting to Lamrini’s tweet, sharing a post by @AllLeedsHQ, fans reacted and below are just some of the responses…
Without a doubt, yes. On the pitch, Bill is a courageous fighter who spares no efforts to help the team and who never surrenders no matter the adversity of the circumstances. He always finds the right words to distill the necessary doses of encouragement in crucial moments. https://t.co/8YwBq5Jfgj
— Salim Lamrani (@SalimLamraniOff) May 12, 2020
That’s the million dollar question. Who can cut it, in the big league. Out of the current squad ?
— David Beaumont (@davidglen23) May 12, 2020
I dreamt last night that Luke scored the goal that got us promoted to the premier league. It wasn’t a classic, the keeper let it slip under his body. It counts and we won. MOT
— Carl Thompson (@ceeste45) May 13, 2020
Please come back for the PL we and Marcelo need you
— Andrew Langridge (@ALangridge55) May 12, 2020
Course he is he’s been exceptional this season.
— Steve Dixon (@bremner04) May 12, 2020
Salimmmm you melt my heart
— (@Jacko__LUFC) May 13, 2020
Go on Salim please come back to us
— Lee Maspero (@Leemo_LUFC) May 12, 2020
Come back Salim
— Lisa Bourne (@Lisa_Bourne) May 12, 2020
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