Leeds United fans react on Twitter as Sam Dalby joins Watford

February 18th 2017,  Matchroom Stadium, Leyton, London, England, Skybet Division 2 football, Leyton Orient versus Notts County;  Sam Dalby of Leyton Orient and Josh Koroma of Leyton Orient...

The Whites academy striker was on the Elland Road club's books for a year and a half.

February 18th 2017,  Matchroom Stadium, Leyton, London, England, Skybet Division 2 football, Leyton Orient versus Notts County;  Sam Dalby of Leyton Orient and Josh Koroma of Leyton Orient...

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to give their thoughts on the news that young striker Sam Dalby has left Elland Road (official Leeds website).

On Friday, the Whites announced that the 19-year-old had joined Premier League side Watford for an undisclosed fee, the Hornets website confirming that he has signed a two-year deal at Vicarage Road with an additional one-year option.

Dalby joined Leeds from Leyton Orient in January 2018, signing a two and a half year deal and joining up with Carlos Corberan's Under-23s, and he spent time on loan with League Two side Morecambe last season, where he made two substitute appearances.

 

The teenager leaves Leeds without having made a single appearance for United's first team, having earlier featured 19 times for Orient, scoring once.

Here is what some of the Elland Road faithful said on the social media platform about the Whites parting ways with the talented young forward:

Dalby will be part of the Hornets’ development squad during the 2019-20 season with the forward one of five young recruits announced by Watford on Friday alongside Jamal Balogun, Cameron Green, Joseph Hungbo and Henry Wise.

A general view of Vicarage Road prior to the Premier League match between Watford FC and Wolverhampton Wanderers at Vicarage Road on April 27, 2019 in Watford, United Kingdom.

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