Swansea fans write off Leeds' chances of future Daniel James deal

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United (R) is consoled by Stuart Dallas of Leeds United following defeat in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and...

Leeds United missed out on making the Championship play-off final in incredible circumstances.

Swansea player Daniel James shoots to score the second Swansea goal after running hlaf the length of the pitch during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Swansea and Brentford at Liberty...

Plenty of Swansea City fans have mocked Leeds United on Twitter, believing that their failure to get promoted out of the Championship has dashed any remaining hope of signing Daniel James this summer.

James is a player that has never been too far away from the Whites fans' thoughts during the second-half of this season. The Yorkshire Evening Post reports that he was all set to complete a move to Elland Road during the January transfer window before the Swans stopped taking Leeds' calls in the final hours before the deadline.

 

After that, the Whites toiled in the promotion race. While Marcelo Bielsa's side were struggling to get themselves over the line, James produced an outstanding run of form that has left him being linked with Premier League heavyweights ahead of the summer (via Yorkshire Evening Post).

The Yorkshire Evening Post reported that Leeds planned to make a fresh move for the winger if they were promoted. Given that James nearly joined the Whites, and that regular first-team football would likely be easier to come by at a newly-promoted club rather than a top-half side, Leeds may have felt optimistic about their chances of landing the Wales international at the second attempt.

Pablo Hernandez of Leeds United (R) is consoled by Stuart Dallas of Leeds United following defeat in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and...

But Bielsa's side will be playing Championship football again next year after the most incredible play-off semi-final with Derby on Wednesday. 

And with that, several Swansea fans have taken to Twitter to mock Leeds as they believe that their hopes of signing James are all but over.

Daniel James of Swansea City celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the FA Cup Fifth Round match between Swansea City and Brentford at the Liberty Stadium on February 17, 2019 in...

Here is how some of the Swans supporters reacted to the Whites' play-off defeat...

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