Has Andrea Radrizzani sent a message to Thomas Christiansen?

Thomas Christiansen, Manager of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017 in Bristol, England.

Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani was impressed with Ronaldo Vieira’s performance against Bristol City in the Championship on Saturday.

Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United closes down Ben Osborn of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on January 25,...

Leeds United chairman Andrea Radrizzani was impressed with the performance of Ronaldo Vieira against Bristol City on Saturday afternoon.

Vieira is one of the best young midfielders in the Championship, and the 19-year-old was superb in the Whites’ 3-0 win at the Ashton Gate Stadium.

The talented and promising youngster did not score any of the goals in the Championship game, but the 19-year-old was hugely influential in the match.

Ross McCormack of Aston Villa is put under pressure from Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park on December...

After the game, Leeds chairman Radrizzani made the following post on Twitter and Instagram:

 

The only way to stop him today @ronyvieira8 #ambition#graft#family

A post shared by AR_LeedsUnited (@ar_leedsunited) on

Thomas Christiansen manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham,...

While Radrizzani’s post could well simply be a show of appreciation for Vieira, it could also be a subtle but strong message to head coach Thomas Christiansen.

The match against City was the England Under-20 international’s first start in the Championship.

It cannot be just a coincidence that Leeds ended a run of three league defeats on the same day that Vieira started.

Perhaps Radrizzani would like Christiansen to make the midfielder a regular in his team…

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