Many Leeds United fans have reacted to latest news regarding Ben White, who is expected to remain at the club on loan until the end of July.
Having missed out on promotion last term via the play-offs, Marcelo Bielsa’s side are now in pole position to gain automatic promotion to the Premier League, sitting top of the Championship table as things stand.
Bielsa’s side have been in excellent form this season, both collectively and on an individual basis, and on-loan White has been among their standout performers based on WhoScored’s average match ratings for 2019/20.
The young English defender, who would have returned to Brighton by now had the 2019/20 season not been placed on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, now sees his future very much in question. However, a report from The Telegraph claims that a deal is set to be agreed to extend White’s stay at Elland Road until the end of July.
The expected contract extension will provide Bielsa with some comforting news, whilst many fans will also be delighted to see the youngster stay until the season is completed.
The news comes after some Brighton fans expected White to return to the club today…
— CAM 🔑☄️🌕 (@BHAFC_CAM) May 31, 2020
— Bej 🥶 (@benbhafc) May 31, 2020
Reacting to The Telegraph‘s reports, these Leeds supporters countered those expectations of Seagulls fans by revealing their excitement over a potential extension for White:
Brighton defender Ben White is expected to remain at Leeds United on loan until end of July to cover the play-off dates should league leaders drop out of the top two. @JPercyTelegraph reports — https://t.co/ylOUQENhJi
— Telegraph Football (@TeleFootball) June 1, 2020
Any chance of it being extended til July 2021, Percy? 😆
— Tom Wardman (@twardman7) June 1, 2020
Great news 👍👍
— Benny 💙💛 (@BennyTaylsLUFC) June 1, 2020
— nick briggs💙💛 (@nickbriggs72) June 1, 2020
— AGB (@BurnsAlfie) June 1, 2020
Leeds fans, how much would Ben White be missed next season if he goes back to Brighton? Let us know in the comments section below…
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