Jay Roy Grot sends message to Leeds United fans

James Tarkowski of Burnley and Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds compete for the ball during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in...

Criticised Leeds United striker refuses to give up.

James Tarkowski of Burnley and Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds compete for the ball during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in...

Leeds United striker Jay-Roy Grot has sent a defiant message to his critics.

Grot was booed by a section of the support when he was brought on this weekend in Leeds' victory over Norwich City.

The striker has been used mainly as a substitute this season after signing for the club in the summer, but has been ineffective.

Jay-Roy Grot of Leeds United in action during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Leicester City and Leeds United at The King Power Stadium on October 24, 2017 in Leicester, England.

Leeds manager Thomas Christiansen urged fans to get behind him, telling the Yorkshire Evening Post that Grot needed support.

Grot is confident he can turn it around, and refuses to let his hecklers get to him.

Grot posted his message via Instagram's story function.

Jay Roy Grot Instagram

Grot was signed as a potential star of the future, and it is too early for the Whites to give up on him.

The powerfully built striker is a Dutch under-19 international and played regularly in the Eredivisie last season. If he can come through this tough period in his Leeds career, he will be a better player for it.

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