Leeds United kicked off their international break with some good news yesterday evening, as young defender Leif Davis signed a new deal with the club to tie him down, potentially, for more of his formative years.
The Whites have an excellent record of bringing young players through into their first team and that is one of the key benefits of having Marcelo Bielsa as your manager, he’s always going to buy into that ethos.
Indeed, the likes of Jack Clarke, Jamie Shackleton and the aforementioned Davis have been given opportunities to shine under the Argentine since his arrival last season, and they’ve more often than not impressed.
Davis has done enough to earn himself a new deal, then, and offered this message to fans as he reflected on it:
Naturally, Whites fans were quick to respond to his post and this has been said on Twitter in response to his message:
Fully deserved and fully expect you to storm the PL next season pal.
— Micky P Kerr (@MickyPKerr) November 12, 2019
going to our no1 left back for years to come,oozes quality seems to have it all congrats leif
— chris wilson (@willowlufc) November 11, 2019
Well deserved Leif congratulations
— Julie Trimble (@trimble1959) November 11, 2019
Youve come on massively since your debut at villa and you did very well that day to, you have a big future at lufc fella and who better to guid you than marcelo! Good luck #mot
— Kallum hunt (@Kallumhunt88) November 11, 2019
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