Leeds United youngster Eric Grimes impressed by David Stockdale at Elland Road visit

The Brighton stopper certainly has a fan in the Leeds youngster.

Leeds United currently have something of a goalkeeping situation on their hands. Ross Turnbull has broken an ankle ruling him out for most of the season leaving them with Charlie Horton in reserve for current number one Marco Silvestri.

They of course also have a young Irishman in Eric Grimes that could be called upon.

The talented stopper was handed a new deal in the summer and there is obviously hope at Leeds that he might be able to push on and one day become a regular first-team member.

The 20-year-old tweeted yesterday to highlight the fact that he was off to watch the first-teamers in action at Elland Road.

But it was not the man whose jersey he will one day want to wear that caught his eye, but his opposite number.

He was very impressed with Brighton and Hove Albion goalkeeper David Stockdale - in particular his distribution:

Seems that the former Fulham man has a new fan in the shape of this Leeds youngster.

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