Leeds fans have seemingly taken to Ben White as though he was one of their own. The defender earned plaudits after his performance against Stoke a few weeks ago but now they’ve been left drooling over him again.
The 21-year-old’s impressive start to life at Elland Road was capped off by winning the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month award for August, an accolade that Patrick Bamford was also nominated for.
— Leeds United (@LUFC) September 4, 2019
White has looked imperious at the back since joining Marcelo Bielsa’s side and Leeds supporters have been left delighted with the news, sharing their views on the centre-back.
One labelled him a class act whilst a further fan suggested his market value had increased to as much as £85m so far this season.
Another supporter said the award was well deserved with one member of the Elland Road faithful saying he’d been superb.
White has taken to the Championship like a duck to water, winning 2.8 aerial duels per match during his time at Leeds so far. As well as that, he’s won 2.5 tackles and 4.2 interceptions per game according to WhoScored.
Here’s the best of the reaction.
Light work. Absolute class act and there’s no chance I was voting for anyone else.
— Brandon Yates (@Brandon7Yates) September 4, 2019
And people said he wouldn’t cope in the championship! #lufc ?
— Daz France ™ (@DazF3110) September 4, 2019
Market value increased to £85 million
— Sam LUFC (@vSamGrant) September 4, 2019
Well deserved been class so far
— Rich (@richnutting) September 4, 2019
Absolute baller of a player
— Jake Edwards (@JakeEdwardss94) September 4, 2019
Didn’t know what to expect before season but what a player well worthy winner been outstanding MOT.
— R.Cartwright ?? (@rogercart57) September 4, 2019
Been superb so far.
— Dazza71 (@OntheBielsaBus) September 4, 2019
Quality! Well deserved, came into this squad with usual Leeds fans saying ‘He’ll be no Pontus’ yet he’s stepped upto the mark at 21 and bossed it!????
— LiamFox. (@LiamFox1994) September 4, 2019
Just give him player of the century now and get business done early…..
— Steven Pagett (@Magic_Pagett) September 4, 2019