Leeds United fans are hopeful that young goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell will get more game time now that he has signed a new contract.
On Sunday, the Whites announced on their official website that the 20-year-old has put pen to paper on a three-year deal until the summer of 2020.
— Bailey Peacock (@bailey_pf) July 9, 2017
Peacock-Farrell joined Leeds’ academy in 2013 from Middlesbrough, and has slowly been forcing his way into the first team.
The youngster made one appearance in 2016 against Queens Park Rangers, and was named among the substitutes numerous times during the closing stages of last season.
Garry Monk was in charge at that time, but now the team will be led by Thomas Christiansen, who will need to be impressed by Peacock-Farrell before giving him a chance.
The fans are happy with the club’s decision to hand the shot-stopper a new deal, and many are hopeful that he can get more first-team minutes under his belt during the 2017-18 Championship season.
Great news. Hope you end up being the number one In a few years time – just keep up the hard work and I'm sure it'll be your jersey
— Dave Duracell (@DaveDuracell) July 9, 2017
— Richard Fairley (@RichardFairley) July 10, 2017
Well done Bailey. Keep going and pushing on.
— Tony D (@tonypdickinson) July 9, 2017
Week done will hopefully be no 1 for a long time at Leeds
— Tony Fitzgerald (@ScottTonyfitz11) July 9, 2017
Great news! Hope you go out and get some experience this coming year, with a view to battling for the #1 shirt after that!
— Lee Wakefield (@Wakefield90) July 9, 2017
Great news lad, get some experience out on loan then come back and battle to be No 1 at @LUFC
— Sheffield whites (@bremner1919) July 9, 2017
Great news, massive part to play at this club in the future 👍
— Jamie (@JamieDuncanson1) July 9, 2017
Well done bailey, future Leeds number 1 for sure
— Ryan Pinnick (@RPlufc93) July 9, 2017
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