Tyler Roberts sends message to Leeds United fans

Leeds United's Jack Harrison celebrates scoring the opening goal with Pablo Hernandez and Tyler Roberts during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday...

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United lost against Derby County at Elland Road on Wednesday.

22nd April 2019, Griffin Park, London, England; EFL Championship football, Brentford versus Leeds United; Tyler Roberts of Leeds United is challenged by Moses Odubajo and Mads Bech...

Leeds United youngster Tyler Roberts has taken to Instagram to send a message to the fans following the team’s defeat to Derby County at Elland Road.

The West Yorkshire outfit suffered a 4-2 loss at the hands of Derby at home in the second leg of their Championship playoff semi-final tie on Wednesday evening.

 

The Whites had won the first leg 1-0 away from home at the Pride Park Stadium last weekend, meaning that Derby went through to the playoff final 4-3 on aggregate.

Leeds youngster Roberts, who can operate as a striker, winger or attacking midfielder, has taken to Instagram to send a heartfelt message to the fans after the defeat.

Roberts had injury issues this season, but the 20-year-old did quite well when he was on the pitch.

 

Tyler Roberts and Liam Cooper of Leeds United celebrate after Pablo Hernandez (r) scored their sides third goal to make score 3-2 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United...

According to WhoScored, the youngster made 20 starts and eight substitute appearances in the Championship for Leeds this campaign, scoring three goals and providing five assists in the process.

The 20-year-old has been on the books of Leeds since January 2018 when he joined from West Bromwich Albion for a transfer fee reported by The Birmingham Mail to be worth £2.5 million.

Tyler Roberts before the SkyBet Championship playoff semi final match between Derby County and Leeds United at the Pride Park, Derby on Saturday 11th May 2019.

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