Leeds fans react predictably on Twitter as boxer Josh Warrington confirms Gaetano Berardi will be part of ringwalk for next fight

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United stretches for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium on January 9, 2017 in...

Josh Warrington has confirmed that Leeds United defender Gaetano Berardi will join him on his ringwalk before his bout with Dennis Ceylan.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United stretches for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium on January 9, 2017 in...

Leeds fans have been reacting to the news that boxer Josh Warrington confirmed on Twitter that Gaetano Berardi will be one of the men accompanying him to the ring before he takes on Dennis Ceylan on Saturday.

Berardi is one of the most loved players in the Leeds squad, having quickly won the fans over with his tireless style of play that has landed him in trouble but also rescued the Whites in equal measure at times. 

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United FC passes the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds,...

The Swiss full-back has the ability to inspire the rest of the team with a full-blooded challenge or incredible last-ditch block, and his quest for his first ever professional goal - which, according to the fans, will lead to a pitch invasion when it happens - only adds to his popularity. 

Therefore, it was hardly a surprise that the news that Warrington confirmed on his official Twitter page on Tuesday evening received a hugely positive reaction from the Elland Road faithful.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds and Ashley Barnes of Burnley in action during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley,...

Warrington takes on Ceylan in an IBF Featherweight Title Eliminator in Leeds on Saturday night, looking to extend his flawless professional record to 26-0, and he has confirmed that Berardi, along with Leeds Rhinos legend Danny McGuire, will be accompanying him to the ring ahead of the bout.

And, unsurprisingly - given his style of play - Berardi's involvement, which will come just hours after the Whites face Bristol City at Ashton Gate in the Championship, has prompted plenty of reaction amongst the Leeds United fans, with many suggesting that the defender may be as effective in the ring as he is out on the pitch.

Here is the best of the reaction...

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