Leeds United fans react to Aapo Halme's performance for U23s

A Leeds fan reads a programme outside the ground before kick off of the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Middlesbrough at Elland Road on August 16, 2014 in Leeds,...

Halme is said to have cost Leeds United around £500,000 in January.

General view of the Macron Stadium before the Sky Bet Championship match between Bolton Wanderers and Sheffield Wednesday at Macron Stadium on October 14, 2017 in Bolton, England.

Leeds United's Under-23s may have suffered a 2-0 defeat against their Bolton Wanderers counterparts on Monday, but at least one young Whites player managed to catch the eye.

Aapo Halme has endured a difficult start to his Leeds career, suffering a serious foot injury shortly after it began in January of this year.

 

It wasn't until the end of last month that Halme made his debut in United's second string, but the young Finnish centre-back already looks the part according to the following onlookers at the University of Bolton Stadium...

 

 

 

 

 

On current form, Halme could soon find himself of interest to Leeds' first team boss, Marcelo Bielsa, who has found himself with only two fit centre-halves - Liam Cooper and Pontus Jansson - in recent weeks.

Halme has played senior football before, making 36 appearances for Finnish giants HJK Helsinki ahead of his move to Elland Road.

Leeds United's Lewis Baker during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

Jamal Blackman, Tom Pearce and Lewis Baker (pictured) were among the more experienced performers in Leeds U23s' defeat.

Have something to tell us about this article?

Register for HITC Sport - Daily Dispatch