Leeds United fans react to Chris Wilder comments on Billy Sharp

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder acknowledges their fans at the end of the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United at Hillsborough, Sheffield on...

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United will face Sheffield United at Elland Road on Saturday.

Chris Wilder, Manager of Sheffield United looks on prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on March 12, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder’s comments about Billy Sharp.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side will take on United at Elland Road in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

It promises to be a hugely exciting game and could be decisive in the race for automatic promotion to the Premier League at the end of the season.

Leeds are second in the Championship table at the moment with 73 points from 37 matches, just two points behind leaders Norwich City.

 

As for United, the Blades are currently third in the standings with 71 points from 37 games, and they are very much in the running for automatic promotion.

Ahead of the match, United manager Wilder said that Sharp will start for the Blades against Leeds.

Leeds Live quotes Wilder as saying: “Marcelo (Bielsa) has named his team. Billy (Sharp) will start and be our captain.”

Chris Wilder manager of Sheffield United stands alongside Steve Bruce manager of Sheffield Wednesday  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Sheffield United...

Sharp is in great for for United at the moment, and the former Leeds striker will be determined to show the Whites what he is capable of.

The 33-year-old former Southampton striker has made 28 starts and five substitute appearances in the Championship for the Blades so far this season, scoring 22 goals and providing two assists in the process, according to WhoScored.

Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to Wilder’s comments that Sharp will start at Elland Road.

Below are some of the best comments:

Billy Sharp of Sheffield United reacts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield United and Brentford at Bramall Lane on March 12, 2019 in Sheffield, England.

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