Leeds United fans react to Caleb Ekuban development

A general view of Elland Road, home of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on April 28, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Caleb Ekuban is on loan at Trabzonspor from Leeds United at the moment.

Caleb Ekuban (18) of Trabzonspor in action against Trezeguet (7) of Kasimpasa during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Kasimpasa and Trabzonspor at  Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadium in...

Leeds United have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to Caleb Ekuban’s imminent departure from the club on a permanent basis.

Trabzonspor have announced on their official Twitter page that they will exercise an option to sign Ekuban on a permanent contract in the summer transfer window.

The 25-year-old joined the Turkish club on a season-long loan deal from Leeds in the summer of 2018.

According to WhoScored, the striker has made 12 starts and 13 substitute appearances in the Turkish Super Lig for Trabzonspor this season, scoring five goals in the process.

 

Ekuban joined Leeds from Italian club Chievo in the summer of 2016 for a transfer fee reported by The Yorkshire Evening Post to be worth £500,000.

According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Trabzonspor will pay the Whites an initial transfer fee of £2 million to make Ekuban’s loan deal permanent, and the deal will also include add-ons.

Leeds fans have taken to Twitter to give their reaction to the latest development on the future of Ekuban.

Below are some of the best comments:

Younes Belhanda (10) of Galatasaray in action against Kamil Ahmet Corekci  (2) and Caleb Ekuban (18) of Trabzonspor during Turkish Super Lig soccer match between Galatasaray and...

Caleb Ekuban (18) of Trabzonspor celebrates after a goal during a Turkish Super Lig football match between Bursaspor and Trabzonspor at the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Stadium in Bursa,...

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