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'Better than Klich or Dallas': Some Leeds fans beg Bielsa to fast-track 18-year-old

Leeds United academy talent Lewis Bate continues to stake a claim for a first-team spot.

The 18-year-old is putting in some incredible performances for the Whites at Under-23 level.

Indeed, calls for him to be included in one of Marcelo Bielsa’s squads are growing ever louder.

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There are some wonderful talents coming through the ranks at Thorp Arch, such as Joe Gelhardt, Crysencio Summerville and Sam Greenwood.

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And Bate, a tenacious midfielder who joined Leeds from Chelsea’s academy this summer, is a great shout to be in amongst those names too.

On Friday, Mark Jackson’s charges were in Premier League 2 action away at Leicester.

The team lacked Gelhardt, Summerville and Greenwood, suggesting they’ll be in contention for a matchday squad spot against Watford.

Despite Leeds losing 1-0 to the Foxes, Bate stood out once again for his side.

He pulled the strings in midfield, showcased some great passing and covering every blade of grass on the pitch.

Here is what some Leeds fans made of the teenager’s display:

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