Leeds fans send messages to Alex Mowatt on Twitter

Alex Mowatt of Leeds United (L) reacts to missing a chanceduring the EFL Cup fourth round match between Leeds United and Norwich City at Elland Road on October 25, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United sold Alex Mowatt to Barnsley in 2017.

Alex Mowatt of Leeds United (front) celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Cambridge United and Leeds United at Cambs Glass Stadium...

Leeds United fans are congratulating Alex Mowatt on Twitter.

The former Leeds midfielder will be back in the Championship next season after Barnsley's promotion was confirmed.

Defeats for Portsmouth and Sunderland confirmed the Tykes' return to the second tier and Mowatt has been a big part of their success this season.

The 24-year-old, sold by United to the Oakwell side two years ago, has scored eight and set up seven goals for Daniel Stendel's side this season.

Mowatt was a massive prospect at Leeds a few years ago, having come through the club's Thorp Arch academy.


And here is how some Whites fans responded to his celebratory message last night.

Despite being happy for him, Leeds fans won't want to face him in the league next season.

If all goes to plan, Marcelo Bielsa's side will also win promotion to the Premier League, but they'll have to do it the hard way via the playoffs after the capitulation of recent weeks.

Leeds finish their season with a trip to Ipswich Town on Sunday.

Alex Mowatt of Leeds battles with Omar Mascarell of Derby County during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on November 29, 2014 in Leeds,...

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