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Leeds duo Kalvin Phillips & Eddie Nketiah respond to Ben White Instagram message

Kalvin Phillips of Leeds United slides in to tackle Mark Duffy of Stoke City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Leeds United at Bet365 Stadium on August 24, 2019...

Leeds United are sitting top of the Championship table after five matches.

Ben White of Leeds United arriving at the Peninsula Stadium for the Carabao Cup match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane, Salford on Tuesday 13th August 2019.

Six Leeds United players, including Kalvin Phillips and Eddie Nketiah, were in awe on Instagram of Ben White's performance during their 3-0 win at Stoke City on Saturday afternoon. 

It was a dominant display from Marcelo Bielsa's side, who are sitting top of the Championship table, as they are yet to taste defeat this season. 


Centre-back White, who is on-loan from Premier League side Brighton, produced yet another outstanding performance, with Stuart Dallas, Alisoski and Patrick Bamford finding the back of the net against Nathan Jones' side. 

Nonetheless, after the game, there were up to six Leeds United players reacting in awe to White's Instagram message, with one in Jamie Shackleton stating that he is 'something else'. 

White message

When White first arrived at the club, he perhaps wouldn't have known that he was going to play such a key part for Leeds in their quest to earn promotion.

Pontus Jansson eventually ended up leaving the club, which regardless of what happened off the field of play, he left a gaping hole in Leeds' defence.

But the arrival of White has seriously added quality to Leeds' backline, with his ability to bring the ball out from the back being even more impressive. 

Leeds top the Championship after five matches and next Saturday, before the international break, they will take on Swansea City in the league - they will play Stoke once again on Tuesday, but that is in the EFL Cup. 

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Stoke City and Leeds United at Bet365 Stadium on August 24, 2019 in Stoke on Trent, England.

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