Leeds fans react to Ben White's performance

Ben White of Newport County during the Fly Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round Replay match between Tottenham Hotspur and Newport County at Wembley Stadium on February 7, 2018 in London, England.

Leeds United's Ben White grew into this evening's friendly.

Luton Town's Luke Gambin under pressure from Newport County's Ben White during the Sky Bet League Two match betweenNewport County and Luton Town at Rodney Parade on March 16, 2018 in...

Leeds United were held to a 1-1 draw by Cagliari in their final pre-season friendly of the summer.

Pablo Hernandez fired the Championship side back on level terms after the Italian outfit took a first-half lead.

A number of Leeds defenders didn't cover themselves in glory for Cagliari's opener and White, a summer signing from Brighton & Hove Albion, was among those who could've done better.

That being said, the 21-year-old, who is only on a season-long loan with Marcelo Bielsa's side, definitely improved from there on and finished the game very well indeed.

 

Here's how Leeds fans are reacting to his display:

There is a lot of pressure on White - especially if Victor Orta doesn't bring in another centre-back this summer.

United have lost four central defenders so far - Paudie O'Connor, Hugo Diaz, Aapo Halme & Pontus Jansson - and signed just the one.

White and Liam Cooper are Bielsa's best options as far as recognised centre-backs go - and the Brighton-owned powerhouse has never even kicked a ball in the Championship.

It's a very risky strategy if no reinforcements come over the next couple of weeks but, going by this evening's display, Leeds could have a player.

A general view of Elland Road during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Fulham at Elland Road on December 13, 2014 in Leeds, England.

 

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