Fans react on Twitter to Lewis Cook's England U19 performance against Japan

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The Leeds United midfielder impressed for England's under-19s against their Japanese counterparts this weekend.

Leeds United fans may not have had any competitive domestic action to enjoy during the international break but they have been able to see many of their players in action, first in the friendly against Wycombe Wanderers and more recently when England’s under-19s took on Japan on Sunday.

In the latter match Leeds were represented by 18-year-old midfielder Lewis Cook, and the youngster shone in the centre of the park, producing a sublime assist for England’s third goal.

Cook deftly flicked the ball into the path of Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham who calmly finished past the Japan goalkeeper, and the Leeds player was substituted shortly afterwards as England ran out 5-1 winners.

That would have been a welcome sight for those Leeds fans desperate not to see one of their key players suffer another injury while on international duty, and with the Whites hitting form under new manager Steve Evans, expect Cook to represent his country plenty more times in the years ahead.

After the match we took to Twitter to see what Leeds fans thought of Cook’s latest international showing and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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