Some Leeds fans are raving about summer signing Illan Meslier

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.

Meslier replaced Bailey Peacock-Farrell at Leeds United last month.

Illan Meslier of France during the friendly match between Argentina and France U20 at Pinatar Arena in Murcia, Spain on March 20 2019.

Some Leeds United fans are raving about one of the Whites' summer signings on Twitter.

Illan Meslier arrived at Leeds from Lorient in August, having agreed a season-long loan deal which, according to his parent club, includes an option for United to buy the goalkeeper outright next summer.

But while Meslier has yet to make his first-team debut, he has impressed for Leeds Under-23s.


And his fine form continued at Crystal Palace on Monday, where he made a string of top saves - including one from a Nya Kirby penalty kick - to ensure a 0-0 draw for Carlos Corberan's younger-than-usual side.

This is what those of a Leeds persuasion have had to say on Twitter regarding Meslier's display...





Meslier is a ******* beast

— Aidan (@aidannLUFC) September 9, 2019



Meslier's performances at U23 level put pressure on Leeds' current number one, Kiko Casilla, who has improved after an unconvincing first half-season.

Unfortunately, with the Whites already out of the EFL Cup, the Frenchman may have to wait for a Casilla slip up, or injury, before he gets his first-team chance.

Kiko Casilla of Leeds United  during the Carabao Cup match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane, Salford on Tuesday 13th August 2019.

Meslier has a market value of €5 million (around £4.5m), according to Transfermarkt.

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