Leeds United fans were praising Kalvin Phillips after the midfielder returned to the first-team in the victory over Hull City.
The 24-year-old was suspended for the 2-0 win over Yorkshire rivals Huddersfield Town last weekend after receiving his fifth yellow card of the season against Middlesbrough.
Phillips has proven to be a key player for Marcelo Bielsa’s side this season, averaging the most tackles, the second-most key passes and third-most passes per game in the squad (via WhoScored).
His performances this season has seen him being linked with many clubs including Premier League giants Manchester United, who are said to have been blown away by the midfielder (via Football Insider).
Fans were full of good messages for the player after his performance upon returning to the starting XI as they took to Twitter to lavish him with praise.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Elland Road faithful:
Well played m8. Wer going up!! MOT
— Jaggybabs (@Jaggybabs69) December 10, 2019
Great to see you back where you belong 💙💛💙💛💙💛💙💛
— StevieGLUFC (@StevieGLUFC) December 10, 2019
Looking good KP. You were all immense tonight MOT
— jon rosten (@jonro1465) December 11, 2019
PHILLIPS THE YORKSHIRE PIRLOOOO https://t.co/dRNFSmTTwU
— Aidan (@lufcAWL) December 10, 2019
Lovely pass out to Klichy for the 2nd KP! pic.twitter.com/qSplnd1Dnu
— Granulated (@theGranulated) December 11, 2019
— Billy 🎄❄ (@LUFC_Billy) December 10, 2019
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