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Leeds fans react on Twitter to Sol Bamba signing

Leeds completed the signing of Sol Bamba earlier on Friday.

Leeds United fans have reacted positively to the club confirming their first January signing, with the arrival of Sol Bamba confirmed by the BBC.

Bamba, 30, is an Ivory Coast international whose bad luck at Palermo has given Leeds a chance to sign him on loan.

The defender was part of his nation's World Cup squad, and signed for the Italian side last summer, but has only played one game in Serie A since signing, and was not selected for this year's African Cup of Nations, which is currently taking place.

Leeds have as a result swooped to bring in the centre-back, who has experience of playing in the Championship with Leicester City, where he became a real fan favourite. He also has played in Scottish football with Hibernian.

Neil Redfearn's side could do with his experience due to the potential ban hanging over Giuseppe Bellusci due to a racist language allegation made by Norwich City's Cameron Jerome, currently being investigated by the Football League.

Leeds won their first game in eight matches this week, beating league leaders Bournemouth 1-0 at Elland Road, halting their slide towards the relegation places.

Here's a look at the fan reaction to the deal...

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