Eunan O’Kane sends message on Twitter, Leeds United fans respond

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United and Charlie Mulgrew during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Leeds United at Ewood Park on February 1, 2017 in Blackburn, England

Eunan O’Kane has signed a new contract with Leeds United.

Leeds United midfielder Eunan O’Kane has taken to social networking site Twitter to express his delight at signing a new contract with the club.

As announced on Leeds’s official website, O’Kane has put pen to paper on a new four-year deal which will see him remain at Elland Road until the end of the 2020-21 season.

The 27-year-old midfielder joined the Whites from Bournemouth in the summer of 2016 and has established himself as a key player for the Championship club.

O’Kane has taken to Twitter to express his delight at committing his long-term future to Leeds, with the club’s fans responding to his message on the social networking site.

Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United is tackled by Che Adams of Birmingham City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Leeds United at St Andrews (stadium) on March 3,...

Michael Mancienne of Nottingham Forest closes down Eunan O'Kane of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on January...

O’Kane started 20 matches in the Championship for Leeds last season, and the midfielder will be determined to play more games this time around.

The fact that the Republic of Ireland international has been handed a new deal so early in the season shows just how much faith the club's chiefs have in him.

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