Leeds United's midweek goalscorer Giuseppe Bellusci has thanked the fans for their support in the club's match against Bournemouth.
Bellusci scored his first goal for the Whites with a stunning free-kick against the Cherries, helping his side to a 3-1 victory and he was clearly impressed by the support that the Leeds fans gave him.
"I wanted to thank Leeds’ fans. More than 2000 people came here, driving 600km, to support us," he said to Di Marzio.com.
Bellusci joined Elland Road from Catania over the summer and has made an immediate impression at the Yorkshire club.
A ball-playing centre-back, he has also added steel to the Leeds defence and been part of the sturdy foundation which the club have based their recent success around.
Since parting with David Hockaday, Leeds are yet to lose a game and have claimed seven points from their last three fixtures.
It has reignited hopes that they could push towards the promotion spots this season, after a summer of new arrivals.
15 players joined Leeds in total during the previous transfer window and there is a hope that the Whites can finally return to the Premier League this campaign.
Initially it seemed unlikely, after a desperately poor start, but the squad has a more settled feel to it now and has impressed in recent times with their performances.
Leeds take on Huddersfield Town at the weekend in what promises to be a fiery contest and they will be determined to win, as they look to build on an impressive mid-week victory.