Has Leeds' Bailey Peacock-Farrell just stuck two fingers up to fans who mocked him?

Leeds fans show their support prior to the Sky Bet Championship Play-off semi final second leg match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on May 15, 2019 in Leeds, England.

The Leeds United goalkeeper posted on his Instagram story on Wednesday, but later deleted.

Leeds United's Bailey Peacock-Farrell during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

The timing of Bailey Peacock-Farrell's decision to post his 2018/19 season highlights on Instagram could be considered interesting by some.

The Leeds United goalkeeper has just completed his first full campaign in the Whites' first-team, in which he also made strides for Northern Ireland at international level.

 

His appearance for the Green and White Army on Tuesday will be his last of note until the new term begins, and from that perspective, it makes sense to have rounded off the football year in the manner that he did.

But having recently suggested that he could look to leave Leeds if he is not first choice come 2019/20, it is perhaps more likely that Peacock-Farrell's true intention (/that of those who represent him) was to position himself prominently within the shop window.

Several Leeds fans have expressed a similar view, some of whom would not be entirely supportive of such a move from the 22-year-old. 

@y12ajg:

BPF can get ****** with his come and get me plea. Half a decent-ish season and he thinks he’s the dogs, stay and fight rather than cry & want to move like any self respecting player

But might it also be the case that Peacock-Farrell had an alternative objective?

It was only last week that a video emerged mocking some of the Darlington native's performances. And it's possible this was simply a two-fingered salute to his critics. Or perhaps more than one of the above.

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