The Sheffield Wednesday star appeared to see the funny side.
Leeds United face Sheffield Wednesday in a crucial Yorkshire derby towards the top of the Championship on Saturday.
Sheffield Wednesday are on course for a top-six finish, alongside Leeds United, Reading and Huddersfield Town.
Sheffield Wednesday look to be in with an excellent chance of qualifying for the Championship play-offs.
Sheffield Wednesday ace faces a spell on the sidelines.
Sunderland are said to have watched the Sheffield Wednesday midfielder regularly.
Do not sleep in on Sunday or you will miss this all-Yorkshire clash at the John Smith's Stadium.
Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Kieran Lee believes his side can win promotion following his goal in the Owls' victory at the weekend.
Lee Johnson saw the Owls first-hand a fortnight ago.
The 25-year-old had been dropped earlier in the season but was back in the team for the win over Bristol City