Tyler Denton names Lewis Cook as the best player he played with at Leeds United

Tyler Denton of Port Vale during The Emirates FA Cup First Round match between Port Vale and Oxford United at Vale Park on November 3, 2017 in Burslem, England.

Leeds United sold Lewis Cook to Bournemouth two years ago, much to the disappointment of the Elland Road crowd.

Uche Ikpeazu of Cambridge United battles with Tyler Denton of Leeds United during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium on...

Tyler Denton has told Peterborough United’s Instagram channel that Lewis Cook was the best player he played with at Leeds United.

Denton and Cook were in the same batch of Leeds academy graduates, with the pair both progressing into first-team players.


Cook, to date, has made a far bigger impact at Leeds than Denton though.

And the left-back admits that Cook was the best talent he ever played alongside at Elland Road.

“Lewis Cook,” Denton said, when asked who the best player he’s played with is. “He’s obviously gone on to make his Premier League debut now too.”

England's player Lewis Cook speaks during a press conference ahead of the U-20 World Cup final football match between Venezuela and England in Suwon on June 10, 2017.

Cook left Leeds two years ago to move to Bournemouth, and he has gone from strength to strength.

Cook even made a full England squad recently, such was the strength of his showings in the top flight.

Leeds miss Cook’s presence in their midfield, and may feel that they didn’t get as much value for a player of his talent as they would have liked now.

Denton, meanwhile, has just been loaned out by Leeds, with the full-back joining Peterborough.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

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