Leeds United star Mateusz Klich defends himself on Twitter after Manchester United Instagram post

Leeds player Mateusz Klich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Another social media faux pas from Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich?

Leeds player Mateusz Klich in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium on September 26, 2017 in Cardiff, Wales.

Leeds United midfielder Mateusz Klich has defended himself after an online post related to Manchester United caused a backlash.

The midfielder has had a tough time since joining Leeds from FC Twente, and has started just one Championship game.

Germany's striker Kevin Volland (L) vies with Poland's midfielder Mateusz Klich during the FIFA 2014 World Cup friendly football match Germany vs Poland in Hamburg, on May 13, 2014.  AFP...

Klich was not even on the bench this weekend as the Whites won 3-1 at QPR, surely an increasingly frustrating situation for the Poland international.

He insisted though there was nothing untowards about a post on his Instagram story feed yesterday, featuring him watching the Manchester United v Manchester City game, branding it 'real football'.

 

Klich was called out for this by fans, but insisted his intention was not to praise Leeds' traditional rivals Manchester United.

An ill-thought out message clearly, but one with no malice towards his current employers it would seem. 

Klich is running out of time to be granted an opportunity at Leeds ahead of the transfer window, and if this continues, he could not be blamed for seeking a January exit.

But Pawel Cibicki's season turned around in an instant this weekend, and Klich's fortunes could easily change quickly if given an opportunity.

He just needs to think a bit more carefully about his social media posts and not do anything to cause criticism to come his way.

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