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Leeds United: International fans hail star U-21 France display

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Many international football fans have been reacting to the performance of Leeds star Illan Meslier during France U-21’s 7-0 victory against Armenia on Thursday evening in the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifier

Marcelo Bielsa’s first choice keeper was named in Sylvain Ripoll’s squad ahead of the 2023 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification matches against Armenia and North Macedonia during the international break.

The Leeds star, who will be hoping to catch the eye of Les Blues senior squad manager Didier Deschamps ahead of the Qatar 2022 World Cup next year and force his way into his squad, once again impressed on Thursday evening as the France U-21 side dismantled Armenia 7-0.

Is Illan Meslier World Class?





Many fans have subsequently taken to Twitter to hail Meslier, who many Leeds fans will be confident can be Les Blues first choice No.1 when World Cup winning captain and Spurs keeper Hugo Lloris calls it a day on his international career.

What did fans think of Illan Meslier’s display vs Armenia?

“Disappointed he didn’t get a goal””






“Some man”


“One of the best keepers in the premier league and still playing U21s international football. A future superstar in Europe”


“Meslier has three clean sheets in five caps for France’s Under-21 side. He has conceded just three goals. Iceman”


Leeds fans will be hoping Meslier can keep a clean sheet when Bielsa’s side take on Antonio’s Conte side at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium in the Yorkshire outfit’s next Premier League outing on Sunday 21st November following the international break.

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