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Leeds United fans call on club to sign Joe Bryan

Alfred N'Diaye of Wolverhampton Wanderers tackles Joe Bryan during the Sky Bet Championship match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Bristol City at Molineux on September 12, 2017 in...

Leeds United fans want left-back Joe Bryan signed.

Joe Bryan and Matty Taylor of Bristol City celebrates their victory after the Caraboa Cup Fourth Round match between Bristol City and Crystal Palace at Ashton Gate on October 24, 2017 in...

The Bristol Post reported in July that Leeds United were interested in signing left-back Joe Bryan as a replacement for Charlie Taylor.

Right-back Gaetano Berardi and utility player Vurnon Anita have done well in that left-back role but you could argue that Leeds still haven't replaced the 24-year-old.

And fans of the Elland Road club are desperate to see their side go back in for Bryan in January.

Henrik Dalsgaard of Brentford and Joe Bryan of Bristol City in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Bristol City at Griffin Park on August 15, 2017 in...

Berardi has done especially well at left-back but, as Noel Whelan pointed out to BBC Radio Leeds, he offers very little in an attacking sense and you get the impression that the Whites are handicapping themselves to some extent by not having a man who can defend and attack from the left.

Only six defenders in the Championship have delivered more crosses into the opposition box than the Bristol City man's haul of 69 - 61 more than Berardi incidentally - and the 24-year-old enhanced his reputation by scoring against Garry Monk's Middlesbrough on Saturday.

Joe Bryan of Bristol City and Joey Barton of Burnley compete for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Burnley and Bristol City at Turf Moor on January 28, 2017 in...

Below is some reaction from Leeds fans:

Bryan, who has started 19 Championship games this season, is contracted to the Robins until 2019 and is worth £4.4 million according to Transfermarkt, but Leeds are seven points behind third-placed City so any bid is likely to be rejected out of hand unless it's major.

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