Chelsea fans react as Lewis Baker heads to Leeds United on loan

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

The Chelsea midfielder has become Leeds United's first summer signing.

England's midfielder Lewis Baker celebtates scoring a penalty during the UEFA U-21 European Championship Group A football match England v Poland in Kielce, Poland on June 22, 2017.

Chelsea fans are reacting on Twitter after Lewis Baker moved on loan to Leeds United.

The promising midfielder is due to spend the entire 2018/19 campaign with Marcelo Bielsa's team, who according to reports could also sign another Blues academy product, Jamal Blackman.

Leeds are the fifth loan club of Baker's career, after Sheffield Wednesday, Milton Keynes Dons, Vitesse Arnhem and Middlesbrough.

Yet despite a particularly impressive spell in Holland, and youth level success with England, Baker continues to be overlooked by Chelsea, for whom he has played since the age of nine.

Charni Ekangamene (L) of Manchester United in action with Lewis Baker of Chelsea during the Barclays Under-21 Premier League Final match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old...

And sending him to Leeds has not proved universally popular amongst the Stamford Bridge faithful.

This is what they're saying...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 And this is what Leeds fans can apparently expect...

Baker, who is due to turn 24 during his spell at Leeds, has another four years left on his Chelsea contract.

The attacking midfielder is known for his ambidexterity and set-piece taking ability.

Does the Leeds loanee deserve a proper chance at Chelsea?

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