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Leeds fans react on Twitter to James Milner’s new contract

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Leeds fans react on Twitter to James Milner’s new contract

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to react to the announcement that Liverpool made this week confirming that James Milner has signed a new contract at Anfield.

With Leeds challenging for promotion out of the Championship again this season and Milner out of contract on Merseyside at the end of the campaign, it appeared that the stage may be perfectly set for the midfielder to finish his career back at Elland Road.

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The 33-year-old left the Whites 15 years ago following their relegation from the top flight. He has since gone on to enjoy an incredible career.

Milner has won every major domestic honour and added a Champions League medal to his trophy cabinet earlier this year.

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And helping Leeds re-establish themselves at the highest level looked to set to provide the fairytale end to his playing days.

Leeds return on ice?

That still may happen, of course. But any hopes of Milner returning to Leeds at the end of this season have had to be put on ice.

Liverpool confirmed on their official website this week that the stalwart has signed a new contract. And the news has, understandably, been met with plenty of disappointment amongst the Leeds fans.

Some fear that he may never play for the Whites again. He will be 36 when his new deal expires, and some fans are concerned that the boat may be missed.

Here is how some of the Leeds supporters reacted to the announcement…

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