Leeds United have impressed in the Championship so far this season, leading the way and standing with a good chance of returning to the Premier League this summer.
Marcelo Bielsa has led the Peacocks to significant improvements but he is under no illusion that there is still work to be done at Elland Road, which is why he moved in the market to secure goalkeeper Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid.
The Yorkshire outfit confirmed the signature of the 33-year-old Spain international on Thursday, with the Champions League winner set to compete with Bailey Peacock-Farrell for a starting spot over the course of the coming months.
It certainly is a significant coup for a club in the second-tier of English football and fans on social media were delighted with the business, welcoming Casilla to the club with open arms and expressing their confidence that he will help them return to the Premier League.
We have gathered some of their comments below.
Welcome to Leeds Mate !
— Hamez LUFC (@HamezLufc) January 17, 2019
We’ve got Kiko
We just don’t think you understand
He came from sunny Spain
To take us up again
We’ve got Kiko Casilla
— Philip Hobbs (@PhilipHobbsMOT) January 17, 2019
Yoy will love it here. Our fans are the best in the world! # Lufc
— Paynie LUFC foster (@Paynie123Nick) January 17, 2019
— Dirty Filthy Leeds (@VileAnimals) January 17, 2019
Welcome to the family Kiko, you have left a team who play in All White to join another side who wear the same kit Leeds United I’m sure you will love working with Marcelo and if you think the Real Madrid fans are passionate you haven’t heard anything yet especially at a packed ER
— Robert Greenwood (@bobly44) January 17, 2019
Welcome to the greatest football team on Earth @LUFC
— Karl Parker (@wortleyhawk) January 17, 2019
Welcome Kiko to our fantastic club. This season has been one hell of a journey so strap yourself in it’s gunna be an amazing ride. MOT
— Lee Maspero (@Leemo_LUFC) January 17, 2019
Welcome big man. The Premier league awaits!
— Brandon Yates (@BielsasEnganche) January 17, 2019
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