Leeds fans heap praise on Cooper’s transformation

Loads of Leeds fans have been reflecting on the week’s Championship action, and they’re absolutely full of praise for club captain Liam Cooper.

Last season, Cooper was one of the primary scapegoats when things were going so poorly under Paul Heckingbottom.

The captain was a symbol of everything going wrong at the club, constantly struggling with injuries and failing to reach expectations.

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Since the arrival of Marcelo Bielsa though, perhaps only Kalvin Phillips can claim a bigger turnaround in fortunes than Cooper, who is now absolutely crucial to the Whites’ promotion push.

The 27 year-old, who of course assisted Phillips’ late equaliser at Middlesbrough last weekend, was in fine form once again on Wednesday evening as Leeds dominated Swansea City at Elland Road.

The Swans did get a late consolation goal from the spot after goals from Pontus Jansson and Jack Harrison gave the hosts a 2-0 lead, but this was a dominant performance from Bielsa’s side, particularly through the spine of the team.

Cooper won three aerial duels, made four interceptions and also completed 85 per cent of his passes, and you can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…

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