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‘Everything a Leeds player should be’ – Leeds United fans react to former favourite’s admission



Thomas Christiansen has been the latest man tasked with delivering a Premier League return at Elland Road, with Leeds United’s last top-flight appearance coming in 2004.

Leeds’ demise was quick and painful, falling from Premier League and Champions League contenders in 2001 to a League One outfit in 2007.

The team of the late 90s and early 2000s was exceptional, containing some exciting young players, who were fearless to any task.

The driving force behind that success was Lee Bowyer, a box-to-box midfielder who was a popular figure at Elland Road between 1996 and 2003.

Bowyer scored 55 goals for Leeds in 265 appearances across all competitions, and the 40-year-old has been discussing his time at Elland Road with the club’s official Twitter account.

The former midfielder has been talking up the relationship he had with Leeds’ supporters, and admitting his biggest regret was not winning anything at Elland Road.

Here is how Leeds’ supporters reacted to Bowyer’s interview…