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Sign Lescott: Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to Leeds United's defending against QPR

Aston Villa fans hold up a banner directed at Joleon Lescott

Aston Villa fans have urged Leeds United to sign Joleon Lescott.

Leeds United's Robert GreenLeeds United's Robert Green

Leeds United suffered a 3-0 loss in their Championship opener against QPR, conceding after just four minutes.

They were scythed open with ease by the home side, who were also denied from adding to their tally by the woodwork.

So for Leeds United, misery - but for Aston Villa fans watching on ahead of their opening game, the match looked like an opportunity.

Leeds were the first side linked for weeks with making a move for unwanted defender Joleon Lescott last week, with The Telegraph reporting they were weighing up an offer.

Aston Villa's Joleon Lescott goes off injuredAston Villa's Joleon Lescott goes off injured

To suddenly see Leeds in defensive malaise could be just the tonic for Villa, who did not include Lescott in their opening day defeat to Sheffield Wednesday.

Supporters were busy on social media urging Leeds to sign Lescott, who upset Villans with his poor performances and apathetic off field attitude last season.

The Telegraph's report claimed Villa could let him leave on a free transfer, and on this evidence Leeds could do with the reinforcements, it's just whether head coach Garry Monk believes the 33-year-old is the right fit.

Leeds United manager Garry MonkLeeds United manager Garry Monk

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