Pundit sends message to Lewis Cook on Twitter, Leeds fans react to award

Lewis Cook

Leeds United midfielder Lewis Cook has won The Football League Young Player of the Year award.

Leeds United youngster Lewis Cook has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at winning The Football League Young Player of the Year award.

The 19-year-old midfielder beat competition from Fulham forward Moussa Dembele and Walsall defender Rico Henry to claim the prestigious award.

Cook received the award at the gala ceremony at Manchester Central on Sunday evening in front of over 600 guests from clubs, sponsors and the football industry.

The youngster, who won the 2015 Championship Apprentice of the Year award, has been in very good form for Leeds this season.

The England Under-19 international midfielder has scored one goal and created 40 chances in 37 Championship games for the Whites so far this campaign.

Cook has a pass accuracy of 80% and a shot accuracy of 29%, and has won 24 headers, 43 dribbles and 57 tackles.

The teenager has taken to Twitter to express his delight at winning the award, with former Celtic player Adam Virgo, who now works as a football pundit, and Leeds fans congratulating him on his achievement on the social networking site.

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