'Some player' - Many Leeds fans thrilled by ace in U23s win v Crewe: 'Like a new signing'
Leeds United midfielder Jamie Shackleton continued his recovery from injury with another outing for the under-23s against Crewe on Monday.
The youngster was an unused substitute on Saturday in the 2-0 defeat against Sheffield Wednesday after recovering from an injury alongside Pablo Hernandez.
Carlos Corberan threw him straight back into the fold at Alexandra Park and got his reward. Shackleton opened the scoring in the first half with a lovely effort in the top corner from just outside the box.
39' GOAL #LUFC U23! Jamie Shackleton fires Leeds into the lead with a lovely strike into the top corner. 0-1 pic.twitter.com/jTzkZyVIsp
— Leeds United (@LUFC) January 13, 2020
Many Leeds fans went wild for the 20-year-old after his goal, with many thrilled he is back in contention after many weeks on the sideline.
Here are some of the reactions below…
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Along with great praise for his goal on Monday came a number of fans claiming Shackleton should come into the starting line up against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.
There could be a chance of that, with Mateusz Klich being dragged off early after struggling against the Owls. Stuart Dallas also seemed to pick up an injury – something which many thought could be a serious problem for the versatile midfielder.
Get Shackleton back in the 1st team starting for Saturday
— Josh McGuire (@JoshMcGuire21) January 13, 2020
Get him in the team instead of klich
— AH🏴/🇮🇹 (@lufcarun) January 13, 2020
Both should be involed Saturday for me wouldn’t mind moving Pablo o wing and play Shack at 10 tbh
— prem kenny brown💛🤍💙🏆#saynotothesuperleague (@kennybrown1964) January 13, 2020
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