Leeds United have taken their pre-season preparations to Australia as they target another promotion push next season, and plenty of footage has been emerging of the Whites down under.
The Whites have been training in Perth ahead of a friendly clash against Manchester United on Wednesday before concluding their tour with a match against Western Sydney on Saturday.
Marcelo Bielsa will be targeting promotion next season following the disappointing end to last season’s campaign, and he has already strengthened his side with five senior additions this summer.
However, there have also been some exits with young talent Jack Clarke joining Tottenham Hotspur and defender Pontus Jansson joining Brentford, and there could yet be more departures before the window closes.
Football Insider have reported that Leeds are seeking a buyer for goalkeeper Kiko Casilla in an attempt to remove his high wages from their books, despite the fact he signed a four-and-a-half year deal with the club in January.
Despite this, Casilla has still headed out to Perth with the side and he has been pictured interacting with Leeds fans down under:
— Leeds United (@LUFC) July 16, 2019
The 32-year-old’s act of good will towards the young Leeds fan then prompted an interesting social media reaction from plenty of Whites supporters.
Here are some of the best responses…
Best fans in the world deserve this! Little gesture @KikoCasilla13 ????????
— Linnos (@andylinfoot13) July 16, 2019
To be fair to him he has no use for them at CDM
— Ash Ellis (@AshJEllis) July 16, 2019
Is he any good at staying on his line? Asking for a friend. #lufc
— Chris Randell (@CJ_Randell) July 16, 2019
Can he play in goal instead?
— Adam. (@97apk) July 16, 2019
Hopefully he’ll get a better pair
— ???????? (@connors_gavin) July 16, 2019
Great stuff ????
— Smalesy (@shez_dictates) July 16, 2019
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Well there is no need for gloves if you're never in your area
— Johnboy (@_Johnboy_) July 16, 2019