Leeds United fans react on Twitter as Bailey Peacock-Farrell swaps Elland Road for Burnley

Belfast , United Kingdom - 8 September 2018; Bailey Peacock-Farrell of Northern Ireland during the UEFA Nations League B Group 3 match between Northern Ireland and Bosnia & Herzegovina at...

The Whites academy graduate has left Elland Road to join Sean Dyche's Clarets at Turf Moor.

Goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell of Northern Ireland looks on during the UEFA Nations League B group three match between Austria and Northern Ireland at Ernst-Happel-Stadion on October 12,...

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to give their thoughts on the news that goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell has left Elland Road permanently (official Leeds website).

The 22-year-old Leeds academy graduate has moved to Premier League side Burnley in a reported £2.5million deal (BBC Sport), penning a four-year contract at Turf Moor with the option of another year.

 

Peacock-Farrell, who joins the Clarets just a day after England keeper Tom Heaton swapped Turf Moor for Aston Villa, made 28 Championship appearances for the Whites last season and 41 first-team appearances overall (official Leeds website).

Here is what some Leeds fans wrote on social media regarding the youngster's move from Yorkshire to Lancashire:

Peacock-Farrell has been capped on nine occasions by Northern Ireland, establishing himself as their first-choice keeper in their quest for Euro 2020 qualification.

Leeds, who currently have goalkeepers Kiko Casilla, Will Huffer and Kamil Miazek on their books, get their Championship season under way on Sunday away at Bristol City.

Leeds goalkeeper Bailey Peacock-Farrell dives the wrong way and fails to save the penalty of Aramide Oteh of QPR during the FA Cup Third Round match between Queens Park Rangers and Leeds...

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