Date: 14th January 2021 at 1:05pm
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Fans of Leeds United have been reacting to a post on Twitter, which relayed footage of Charlie Cresswell in action for the club’s U23 side.

The footage, which Cresswell originally shared on his Instagram profile, contains the 18-year-old’s highlights from Leeds United’s U23 side’s recent 4-1 victory against Burnley, with the centre-back appearing in imperious form, making several impressive challenges, as well as spraying passes around the pitch.

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And, after LeedsUnited.News relayed the footage on Twitter, fans of the club flocked to have their say on the matter, with many heaping a considerable amount of praise on the young defender.

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So, what exactly did these Leeds United fans have to say in reaction to the footage of Charlie Cresswell?

“Very similar play style to Ben White imo”


“He looks awesome.. give him a game in the 1st team.. see how he fairs”


“What an exciting player. Looks almost ready.”


“I’m amazed at the fact there is simply no way olly Casey is better than him”


“Cresswell > Casey”


He was class yesterday, really impressed. Good in the air as well on the ground. Future’s bright #LUFC #alaw”


All in all, it would appear that the vast majority of these Leeds fans are highly impressed with Cresswell, with some drawing comparisons between the 18-year-old and former Leeds defender Ben White, while others called for the centre-back to be promoted to Marcelo Bielsa’s first-team squad.