Noel Whelan gives verdict on Ronaldo Vieira display

General view of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on February 25, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Ronaldo Vieira played well for Leeds United against Bristol City in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Will Hughes of Derby gets past Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Noel Whelan has stated on social networking site Twitter that Ronaldo Vieira was awesome for Leeds United against Bristol City on Saturday afternoon.

Vieira featured for Leeds in their Championship game against City away from home at the Ashton Gate Stadium.

Emre Can of Liverpool takes on Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United during the EFL Cup Quarter-Final match between Liverpool and Leeds United at Anfield on November 29, 2016 in Liverpool,...

The 19-year-old midfielder started the match and played for the entire 90 minutes, as the West Yorkshire outfit won 3-0.

It was the first league start for the talented and promising teenage midfielder, and his performance was hugely encouraging.

The England Under-20 international was a key figure in the win for Thomas Christiansen’s side, and former Leeds striker Noel Whelan was impressed.

Whelan was also pleased with the performance of the Whites against City.

Ross McCormack of Aston Villa is put under pressure from Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park on December...

Vieira is one of the best young midfielders in the Championship, and the teenager’s performance against City shows that he deserves to play regularly for Leeds.

The win against City has put the Whites back on track for a playoff spot in the Championship this season.

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