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1st Apr, 2017 | 12:16pm

Russell Crowe sends Twitter message ahead of crucial Leeds showdown with Reading

By Amir Mir

Russell Crowe has urged Leeds to produce the goods against their promotion rivals Reading on Saturday evening.

Hollywood actor Crowe stated on his personal Twitter account that “today is the day” for the club as they aim to edge closer to a play-off finish.

Garry Monk’s side will travel to the Madejski Stadium to take on fifth-placed Reading who are one place and two points behind them in the table.

The Whites will be fully aware that a positive result can see them open up a significant gap on the chasing promotion pack.

Ahead of that match, Whites supporters, Crowe, issued this rally cry to the club as they embark on one of their most important matches of the season.

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“Come on Leeds,” Crowe wrote on his personal Twitter account. “Today is the day.”

Monk will be hoping that his team can replicate the form they produced during the reverse fixture against the Royals at Elland Road which they won 2-0.

During that match, striker Chris Wood was on target and he will be looking to add to his 24 goal tally from this season which has him top of the scoring charts.

In the build-up to the match, there have been a number of tasty words said from Reading manager Jaap Stam and his striker Yann Kermorgant.

They have slammed their opponents style of play and labeled them as a one-man team when referring to leading goalscorer Wood.

Their comments will surely add extra spice to the fixture as both teams will be looking to earn those crucial three points.

In other Leeds news, Ian Harte has his say on Charlie Taylor and makes this bold claim. 

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