Leeds fans slam Thomas Christiansen after he backs Felix Wiedwald

Speaking to the Yorkshire Evening Post in his pre-match press conference for the clash against Reading at Elland Road on Saturday, Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen came out and backed goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald following a difficult run of results, but Whites fans believe he is making a “big mistake”.

The Yorkshire outfit signed the 27-year-old stopper from Werder Bremen during the summer and he has quickly established himself as first-choice under Christiansen.

However despite keeping six successive clean sheets earlier in the campaign, the German has come under scrutiny from the Elland Road faithful following some disappointing performances and poor command of his area in their last four Championship fixtures, in which they have conceded nine goals.

Leeds supporters were quick to have their say on Christiansen’s comments via social media, and while one believes he is making a “big mistake” by keeping faith with Wiedwald, another says “he’s not good enough”.

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…