Leeds United fans react to Christiansen comments about Vurnon Anita

Leeds United's Danish manager Thomas Christiansen gestures on the touchline during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Leicester City and Leeds United at King Power...

Leeds United will face Barnsley in the Championship this weekend.

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United celebrates with Vurnon Anita of Leeds United after scores his sides first goal during the Caraboa Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds...

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen has suggested to LeedsLive that Vurnon Anita could feature in midfield against Barnsley this weekend.

The Whites will take on Barnsley away from home at Oakwell in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Anita, who joined Leeds in the summer transfer window after leaving Newcastle United at the end of last season, is a versatile and hugely experienced footballer who can play in a number of positions.

Thomas Christiansen manager of Leeds United looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Leeds United at Molineux on November 22, 2017 in...

The 28-year-old Dutchman can feature as a full-back or as a defensive midfielder.

Leeds head coach Christiansen has suggested that Anita, who has been deployed as a left-back this season, will play in midfield against Barnsley on Saturday afternoon.

"He is in the squad and is an option,” Christiansen told LeedsLive when asked if Anita is a midfield option at Barnsley.

Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to comments from Christiansen about Anita - they seem to be pleased.

Below are some of the best comments:

Leeds United's Danish manager Thomas Christiansen gestures on the touchline during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Leicester City and Leeds United at King Power...

Leeds will head into the match against Barnsley on the back of a 4-1 defeat to Wolverhampton Wanderers away from home in the Championship.

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