By Alex Stevens
On-loan Leeds striker Lee Erwin has kickstarted his career with three league goals in three games – and fans have taken to Twitter to praise the youngster.
Erwin, who is on a season-long loan at third-tier Oldham, scored both of the team’s goals in their 2-1 win against Oxford on Tuesday night.
It took the forward’s tally to three in his last three matches in what has been his most prolific form of the campaign.
Erwin has scored five times and supplied two assists in 32 matches in all competitions for League One Oxford this season, and is now set for a run in the starting XI after being regularly on the bench in recent months.
Leeds fans are delighted that the versatile 22-year-old, who can play in the central striker role or on the left wing, has made an impact at the Latics and some have suggested he could play a role for Garry Monk’s side in the end-of-season play-offs when his Oldham commitments are complete.
Here is a selection of their messages on Twitter:
— Mick Bull (@BullMick) March 14, 2017
@APOPEY good on him , deserves to do well , cant really see a future for him at leeds.
— Bradley S (@LionHeadBrad) March 14, 2017
@APOPEY good luck to the lad, think he has found his level not good enough for the Championship hope Oldham sign him permanently ????
— HiMyNameIsMike (@MJWOODFORD1988) March 14, 2017
— Oliver Monaghan (@Moggy0303) March 14, 2017
@LeeErwin19 owe me £250 lad cheers ????
— Alex Drake (@drakey_LUFC) March 14, 2017
— Tom Brady (@tbrady10) March 14, 2017
Leeds’ senior side are back in action when they continue their promotion charge against second-placed Brighton at Elland Road on Saturday evening.
In other Leeds team news, the club are to pounce and re-sign a 23-year-old after a £10million transfer is all but sealed.