Leeds fans react on Twitter to Archie Gray display in U21 defeat
A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Archie Gray after the 15-year-old produced a superb display in their opening game in the Papa John’s Trophy on Tuesday night.
Gray – who was born one day after Rob Hulse and Eddie Lewis scored in a 2-2 draw with Norwich – was named in Mark Jackson’s starting lineup for the clash with Tranmere.
Unfortunately, it proved to be a tough night for the Whites. They were beaten 4-1 at Prenton Park.
But the goal they did score saw Gray show just how much potential he has as he found Amari Miller with a superb through ball after working his way out of trouble.
And understandably, plenty of Leeds fans have lauded Gray on social media.
Many feel that they have a very special talent on their hands. Of course, Leeds have a number of huge prospects knocking on the door at Elland Road.
It was a big statement for Jackson to include him in the side. But the hopes are extremely high.
Clearly, Leeds will be doing their best to keep the starlet grounded as his stock continues to rise.
‘First-team in a couple of years’: Leeds fans laud Archie Gray after U21 assist
Having said that, Gray looks to have additional reason to be positive about his prospects. The midfielder is related to Eddie Gray, is the grandson of Frank and son of Andy Gray.
With that in mind, here is what some of the Leeds fans were saying about Gray after the youngster’s superb assist for the Whites on Tuesday…
Great in both games. Not only on the ball and fending off much more developed players but his work rate getting back was amazing. Perfect 8/10 combo for the first team in a couple of years.
— Edward Atterton (@ertonedward) September 15, 2021
Is that all he is?! One of the best out there tonight
— AdiDallas15 (@adiDallas15) September 14, 2021
Big future this lad. Looked impressive last Wednesday against Wigan
— Jimmy isherwood (@jimmyriddler904) September 14, 2021
He was excellent tonight. Great prospect this kid
— Kukkaburra Kid (@AndrewGaunt10) September 14, 2021
Archie Gray is 🔥.. 15yrs old and was battling the big boys of Tranmere. BIG future ahead!!
— roodeboi_lufc (@Roodeboi_lufc) September 14, 2021
I can’t believe Archie Gray is 15 years old! midfield boss in the making there
— john (@johncslicer) September 14, 2021
Archie Gray is a bit exciting. What a talent #LUFC
— Jack Timms (@jacktimms92) September 14, 2021
Archie gray looks a great player
— Niall wright (@Niallwright5) September 14, 2021
Archie Gray. remember the name. what a baller. 15 years old and bagged an assist in the EFL Trophy, he’s quality 🔥
— luca🤘🏼 (@lufcluca) September 14, 2021
Archie Gray looks like he’s gonna be a serious player
— Jake (@Jakefoggitt) September 14, 2021