Date: 5th January 2018 at 11:00am
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Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news that Japanese striker Yuta Toyokawa has been signed by the Yorkshire club and then instantly loaned out to KAS Eupen.

Belgian Jupiler League side Eupen have announced on their official club website that Toyokawa, 23, has sealed a temporary exit from Elland Road, however there is yet to be any statement come out of the Championship club.

Toyokawa is the second Japanese player to have been signed up by Leeds this month before being loaned out as Yosuke Ideguchi agreed terms to join the club before being shipped out to Cultural Leonesa.

The deals will probably have a lot to do with the Apsire Academy that Leeds have recently announced their affiliation with.

Eupen’s squad will be at a training camp at the Doha-based academy this month and Toyokawa will join up with his new team-mates there at the weekend.

Leeds fans on Twitter seem baffled by the deal though, with many wondering what is going on with the sudden influx of Japanese players that are instantly being sent out on loan.

Here is a selection of their tweets:

Toyokawa has signed for Leeds from Japanese second-tier side Fagiano Okayama but has had a previous stint at J-League giants Kashima Antlers.

In other Leeds United news, this centre-back wants to quit the Whites this month.

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