Jack Harrison's play-off performances should convince Leeds to pursue permanent deal

Patrick Bamford of Leeds United celebrates with Jack Harrison after scoring the opening goal from a penalty during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers...

Leeds United winger was one of the club's better players against Derby.

Leeds United's Jack Harrison celebrates scoring the opening goal

Leeds United's loanees are set to say their goodbyes, but in the case of Jack Harrison it may not be for long.

Harrison has been inconsistent for Leeds through the season, but in the play-offs he was one of the club's better players.

His incisive cross set up Kemar Roofe for the winner in the first leg.

 

In the second leg he was a threat, although he did not have quite the same impact. He did work hard defensively, winning four tackles, the joint highest of any Leeds player on the pitch.

This work rate helped Stuart Dallas out, with the left-back enjoying one of his best games in a Leeds shirt.

Jack Harrison of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford FC and Leeds United at Griffin Park on April 22, 2019 in Brentford, England.

Harrison is a player manager Marcelo Bielsa clearly rates, selecting him for 42 games this season, 37 times as a starter.

If Bielsa continues as Leeds boss, it makes a lot of sense to bring Harrison back too.

Manchester City would be cruel to stand in his way, with his chances at the Etihad ranging from slim to non-existent.

Patrick Bamford of Leeds United celebrates with Jack Harrison after scoring the opening goal from a penalty during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers...

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