A number of Leeds United fans were left frustrated watching Helder Costa during their 2-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest on Saturday night.
The Portuguese winger was hugely ineffective throughout the game and appeared to draw plenty of criticism from the Whites’ faithful on Twitter.
According to the data collected by WhoScored, the 26-year-old appeared to have a solid game on paper, having contributed with one shot, two key passes, one dribble as well as providing his team-mates with two total tackles and two clearances.
However, amid the fact that Leeds will have to splash out around £15m to bring him to Elland Road permanently at the end of the season (The Sun), it seems many of the club’s supporters are far from impressed with what he offers and would not be prepared to see that amount of money spent on him.
Indeed, a plethora of supporters used a number of negative adjectives to describe his performance against Forest, with many suggesting Costa would be an individual that costs them promotion.
Here are just some of their reactions…
Klich and costa will cost us promotion #lufc
— Andy (@Andyg_LuFc) February 8, 2020
So predictable every game. Shocking goalkeeping – We get into the final third and just run out of ideas. Costa so, so poor and Ben White is a shadow of himself from the first half of the season! #LUFC
— Andrew Smyth (@ASmyth19) February 8, 2020
Costa has been absolutely diabolical.
— michael smith (@dirkdiglett00) February 8, 2020
Helder costa is stealing a wage. Hes awful #lufc
— SB (@SLUFC16) February 8, 2020
It’s hard to watch #lufc in this current state. It’s hard to stay patient with Bielsa. He’s a legend and a genius, but this team has multiple failings and he has never had a fitter squad. Alioski terrifies me. Ayling random. Costa and Hernandez underwhelming. Casilla awful.
— Matt Smail (@RagingKileak) February 8, 2020
Kiko, Dallas, Alioski, Klich, Bamford, Harrison, Costa all need dropping! #lufc
— Aaron S (@aarons1308) February 8, 2020
We have total frauds playing for this club. Harrison, Bamford, Casilla, Cooper. Hernandez is a shadow of himself, Costa ineffective. Horrendous. Worst performance this season. Genuinely atrocious. #lufc
— Brandon Yates (@Brandon7Yates) February 8, 2020
Costa is stealing a living – truly awful last week and worse today .
— Tyler75 (@hughesr64) February 8, 2020
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