Darragh MacAnthony makes a prediction about Leeds United

Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony looks on during the pre season friendly match between Peterborough United and a Tottenham Hotspur XI at London Road Stadium on July 18, 2015 in...

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has backed Leeds United to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony has predicted on social networking site Twitter that Leeds United will finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Leeds narrowly failed to clinch a playoff spot in the Championship last season, but the Whites have kicked off their 2017-18 campaign on a positive note at the weekend.

The West Yorkshire outfit got the better of Bolton Wanderers 3-2 away from home at the Macron Stadium in the league on Sunday afternoon.

League One club Peterborough chairman MacAnthony has backed Leeds to finish in the top six of the Championship this season.

Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony looks on during the pre season friendly match between Peterborough United and a Tottenham Hotspur XI at London Road Stadium on July 18, 2015 in...

Peterborough director of football Barry Fry speaks to Peterborough chairman Darragh MacAnthony  during the pre season friendly match between Peterborough United and a Tottenham Hotspur XI...

Leeds have been quite busy in the summer transfer window so far and have signed a number of new players, including Vurnon Anita and Felix Wiedwald.

Thomas Christiansen is a good manager, and the Elland Road faithful should be optimistic about the team’s chances of getting promoted this season.

Leeds’s next Championship game is against Preston North End at Elland Road this coming Saturday.

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch