Leeds United fans react to Tom Heaton starting for Burnley

Thomas Heaton of Burnley dives to a make save during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and West Ham United at Turf Moor on December 29, 2018 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton, who is reportedly open to moving to Leeds United in the January transfer window, started against West Ham United at the weekend.

Thomas Heaton of Burnley acknowledges the fans after the Premier League match between Burnley FC and West Ham United at Turf Moor on December 29, 2018 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to reported target Tom Heaton starting for Burnley against West Ham United at the weekend.

Heaton featured for Burnley in their Premier League game against West Ham at Turf Moor on Sunday.

The 32-year-old goalkeeper started the match in place of Joe Hart and played well in the Clarets’ 2-0 win.

The Sun recently reported that Heaton will consider a move to Leeds in the Championship in the January transfer window due to lack of playing time at Burnley.

However, with the England international goalkeeper starting against West Ham and playing well, some Leeds fans now think that the chance to sign the former Manchester United prospect - who earns £35,000 per week as salary, according to Spotrac.com - is gone.

The West Yorkshire outfit need a goalkeeper following the return of Jamal Blackman to Chelsea due to injury.

Bailey Peacock-Farrell is the first-choice goalkeeper at Leeds at the moment, and the Northern Ireland international needs to be pushed, especially as the 22-year-old has made mistakes from time to time this season.

Burnley's Tom Heaton makes a save from West Ham United's Andy Carroll during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and West Ham United at Turf Moor on December 30, 2018 in Burnley,...

Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton celebrates the second goal during the Premier League match between Burnley FC and West Ham United at Turf Moor on December 30, 2018 in Burnley, United Kingdom.

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