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Bournemouth fans react as Leeds loanee Leif Davis makes full debut

While Marcelo Bielsa’s players are generally known for being more versatile than most realise, it will have still come as a huge shock to most to see the role given to Leeds United loanee Leif Davis on his full Bournemouth debut.

Davis has predominantly played as a left-back. That is where he has tended to be used for the Whites’ under-23s. Meanwhile, he can also play in the middle of the backline.

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However, Scott Parker clearly had other ideas for the 21-year-old. The Cherries boss decided to use Davis on the right of a front three for their trip to Birmingham on Wednesday.

It proved to be a successful trip to The Midlands for Bournemouth. They won 2-0 to ensure that they remain tied with the Championship leaders after three games.

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Unfortunately for Davis, it proved to be a difficult occasion. He perhaps struggled to adapt to the unfamiliar role.

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No starter on either side made fewer accurate passes than Davis (Whoscored). Admittedly, he was the second player taken off.

Nevertheless, plenty of Bournemouth fans have lauded the Leeds loanee. They admired the way he battled through. He has received praise for his efforts.

It does appear that Parker may need to rethink using Davis there in future. But some thought he did well.

‘Played decently’: Bournemouth fans react as Leif Davis makes full debut

There was even a comparison with David Brooks from one supporter, which is certainly high praise.

With that in mind, here is what some of the Bournemouth fans made of Davis’s debut…

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