Leeds United’s Stuart Dallas says he grew up a Liverpool supporter

(L-R) Donyell Malen of Holland, Stuart Dallas of Northern Ireland during the  EURO Qualifier match between Holland  v Northern Ireland  at the Feijenoord Stadium on October 10, 2019 in...

Leeds United star Stuart Dallas says that he is a Liverpool fan.

Tom Bradshaw of Millwall slides for the ball with Stuart Dallas of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on October 05, 2019 in London,...

Leeds United winger Stuart Dallas has told LUTV that he grew up as a Liverpool fan.

Dallas, who can also operate as a left-back or as a wing-back, made the comments during an interview with LUTV.

The 28-year-old Northern Ireland international was naming his ultimate seven-a-side team.

Dallas said on LUTV: “You know what, I grew up sort of, I don't know if I'm allowed to say, supporting Liverpool. Gerrard’s obviously in there, Robbie Fowler as well.”

Dallas said when asked to name a former Leeds player for his team: “There have been some good ones [Leeds players from over the last 100 years] haven't there? I'll go with Mark Viduka.

"Obviously being a Liverpool fan growing up and I remember him scoring the four goals [against the Reds in 2000]. Obviously, he's a great goalscorer, you know, I'll go for him."

Leeds United's Stuart Dallas during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on September 21, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Important player for Leeds United

Dallas is a very good player who has added versatility to his game in recent years and is now an important figure in the current Leeds team under head coach Marcelo Bielsa.

According to WhoScored, the Northern Ireland international has scored one goal in 11 Championship appearances for the Whites so far this season.

During the 2018-19 campaign, the 28-year-old made 12 starts and 18 substitute appearances in the league for the West Yorkshire outfit, scoring four goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

Promotion challenge

Leeds are aiming to finish in the top two of the Championship table this season and clinch automatic promotion to the Premier League.

Bielsa’s side are fifth in the league table at the moment with 20 points from 11 matches, just two points behind leaders West Bromwich Albion and second-placed Nottingham Forest.

(L-R) Frenkie de Jong of Holland, Stuart Dallas of Northern Ireland  during the  EURO Qualifier match between Holland  v Northern Ireland  at the Feijenoord Stadium on October 10, 2019 in...

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