'Clown', 'Garbage' – Fans not happy after Heckingbottom says Leeds player not good enough

Leeds manager Paul Heckingbottom delivered some good news and some bad news to young goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell in his pre-match press conference ahead of the Wolves clash.

He admitted that he was looking at the position of number one keeper Felix Wiedwald, who has been under criticism for weeks now after a string of poor performances.

He also confirmed that number two keeper Andy Lonergan was injured and that he wouldn’t hesitate to start Peacock-Farrell if he had to.

However, that was the end of the good news for Peacock-Farrell as the manager returned to him later on and said that he had told the youngster where he needed to improve and that he wasn’t good enough for the first team yet.

Leeds fans were not impressed by this and took to Twitter after hearing his comments.

Some fans said that he couldn’t be as bad as Wiedwald and needed a chance.

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Another said that if this was the case you had to blame Andrea Radrizzani and Victor Orta, while another said that the young goalkeeper should have been sent out on loan  more to get vital experience.

All of the fans seem exasperated at the situation and Heckingbottom’s comments – here are the beat reactions:

Leeds play Wolves on Wednesday before a trip to Reading at the weekend, although any faint play-off hopes are really only mathematical at the moment after a terrible run of results.

In other Leeds news, ‘Bad time’ – Heckingbottom confirms Leeds injury blow, will ‘not hesitate’ to start 21-year old

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