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Leeds United round-up: Mateusz Klich, Jack Harrison, Barry Douglas and Stuart Dallas all feature

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It’s been five days since Leeds United suspended training at Thorp Arch for at least a week following the postponement of all EFL fixtures on 13th March

United had continued with limited activities on at the training ground following the postponement of fixtures but The Athletic reported on Wednesday that despite none of the first-team or staff testing positive, the temporary shut down was to limit the risk.

Since then we have seen a number of United’s first-team show off what they have been up to during their isolation period.

Here we take a look at what some of the Leeds United’s squad have been up to over the last week amidst the ongoing global scenario…

Mateusz Klich

On Wednesday the 29-year-old shared with Leeds fans his top five favourite shows for some inspiration to watch whilst football is suspended.

Speaking to Leeds United’s official media channels, Klich listed Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, Breaking Bad, The Big Bang Theory, and Homeland as his top five shows.

Ever a character, midfield Mateusz Klich has also kept fans entertained by live-streaming his games of Call of Duty to keep him entertained whilst there is no football.

As well as posting updates from his gaming career on his Instagram story, the 29-year-old has also been broadcasting from his Twitch TV channel for fans to view his game and interact with the Polish international.

Jack Harrison

The 23-year-old has impressed for Leeds United this term in his second season at Elland Road.

The Manchester City loanee has scored five goals and chipped in with seven assists in 37 Championship appearances so far this term, and it appears the winger wants to keep up his fitness levels during these bizarre times.

A video of the 23-year-old emerged on social media, seeing Harrison find his own way to exercise, teaming up with his partner to do a self workout from home.

Kalvin Phillips and Adam Forshaw

We’ve seen many footballers taking part in the various Instagram challenges whilst the current situation rolls on, with some taking part in the ‘toilet roll’ challenge and taking it, in turn, to upload their favourite goal from their career.

Kalvin Phillips shared his goal against Sheffield United from 2017 on Thursday, with Adam Forshaw hinting on Monday evening that he would be taking part in the challenge in the coming days.

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Barry Douglas

Out of all the squad, Barry Douglas arguably posted the most heartwarming and humorous of all the latest updates, as the 30-year-old took to Twitter on Saturday to share a video of his grandparents and their friend who had popped into their garden to cheer them up during self-isolation.

With elderly people being advised to avoid as much social contact as possible, Douglas heartwarming video examples some of the community spirit and cheer that some people have relayed during this tough time.

Douglas has only played a bit part for Leeds so far this term, but the tweet was shared by United’s official page earning over 2,000 likes.

Stuart Dallas

As much as there has been some light-hearted relief from many of the Leeds United squad, some have taken their time to relay the seriousness of the situation we find ourselves in, and the importance of us following the guidelines set by the government.

On Sunday, Stuart Dallas took time out to post a video on his Twitter page encouraging people to be conscious of others and act sensibly whilst the country deals with this ongoing health scenario.

Although we are all missing football and will hope it returns sooner rather than later, it is comforting to know that everyone is in this together and that our EFL heroes are doing their best to try and entertain and advise us during these unprecedented times.

Leeds United 

As for Leeds United itself, they have continued to FIFA stream United’s remaining matches with Leeds so far defeating Cardiff City, Fulham, and Luton Town on the virtual platform.


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