The Leeds icon visited his old club on Thursday afternoon.

Leeds United icon Ian Harte took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon to praise the Yorkshire club’s young academy players.

Indeed, the former defender was invited down to the Leeds academy by Paul Hart, who he thanked on social media, while also praising the training sessions he saw.

Unsurprisingly, Leeds have plenty of promising talent coming through – according to Harte, anyway.

Many of United’s first team are academy graduates, of course, and many more graduates are likely to come through and fill teamsheets in the coming years.

Leeds host Hull City at Elland Road this weekend and the odds are certainly against the Whites going into the Championship clash.

Hull sit fourth in the standings, having won 10 of their 18 games so far compared to Leeds’ four. The gap between the two sides is a huge 16 points.

But United have some of the unpredictable about them. Steve Evans’ side are back to losing ways but the Yorkshire club have registered wins at some of the unlikeliest times over the course of 2015. What will the outcome be this Saturday afternoon?

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