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Manchester City fans react on Twitter as Leeds sign Ian Poveda

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Manchester City fans react on Twitter as Leeds sign Ian Poveda

A number of Manchester City fans have taken to Twitter to react to the announcement made by Leeds United on their official website concerning the arrival of Ian Poveda.

Poveda became Leeds’s second signing of the January transfer window. The Championship promotion-chasers confirmed on their website that the 19-year-old has signed a four-and-a-half year deal at Elland Road.

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Leeds fans will be hoping that Poveda can help Marcelo Bielsa’s side across the line in the promotion race.

And based on how some of the City supporters have reacted to news of his departure, it appears that many are expecting to see the youngster impress for his new club.

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Plenty have taken to social media to comment on the move. And several appear to be incredibly disappointed to hear that he has left the club.

Poveda has featured for the City’s first-team in the past. And he has scored twice in four UEFA Youth League games this season.

Some are annoyed that he has left the Etihad Stadium. And others have predicted that Poveda will be playing in the Premier League from next season as Leeds look to get themselves a seat back at English football’s top table.

The reaction to the news from the City supporters will certainly leave the Leeds fans will plenty to be excited about.

Here is what some of the fans made of the announcement…

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