Lewis Cook favourites tweet after Leeds exit, displays mindset

Derby's Tom Ince in action with Leeds'  Lewis Cook

Lewis Cook signed for Bournemouth from Leeds United at the weekend.

Leeds' Lewis Cook in action with Derby's George ThorneLeeds' Lewis Cook in action with Derby's George Thorne

Lewis Cook sealed his transfer from Leeds United to Bournemouth at the weekend, leaving behind the club where he made his debut.

Cook was one of Leeds' academy stars, and established himself as a regular in their side at just 17-years-old.

The central midfielder now has the chance to play in the Premier League, a chance which he seemingly just could not turn down.

He gave an insight into his mindset on Sunday night by 'liking' a message on social media from a YouTube gamer, which simply read 'Aim Higher'.

Lewis Cook favourite

It was the only message he 'liked' on Twitter since his move, separate to those from former colleagues wishing him well on his transfer. 

At a time of real change for Cook, who is still only 19-years-old, his mindset suggests he if focused on taking his career to a new level. He is ambitious and Leeds could not keep up with him.

Leaving Leeds was a tough decision to make, but from a career perspective, the chance to play in the Premier League for Eddie Howe's side was too good to turn down. He is ambitious, and Leeds simply could not match what he is capable of right now.

Lewis Cook of Leeds United (L) and Luke Chambers of Ipswich Town in actionLewis Cook of Leeds United (L) and Luke Chambers of Ipswich Town in action

For Cook, it is just the start. His former England youth colleague Dele Alli established himself as an England international just months after his switch from MK Dons. 

Anybody who has watched Cook play will realise there is a strong chance of him being able to do the same, and if he keeps 'aiming higher' it will surely only be a matter of time.

Leeds United’s Lewis Cook scores their first goalLeeds United’s Lewis Cook scores their first goal

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