Date: 24th March 2020 at 12:30pm
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Loads of Leeds United fans have loved a recent highlight reel of Jack Harrison’s first touch, with supporters lavishing the Manchester City loanee with praise after LUFC HD shared the clip on social media.

Harrison returned for a second season at Elland Road last summer, having initially gone back to the Etihad Stadium after scoring four and assisting three goals in 37 Championship regular term outings.

His second campaign in West Yorkshire has often been nothing short of sensational with five goals and a team-high seven assists after 37 appearances, of which all have come in the starting line-up.

It is no surprise that boss Marcelo Bielsa so often looks fondly at the 23-year-old, as the highlight reel circulating social media shows the Stoke-on-Trent-born winger’s insane ball control, which one fan has claimed is “on par” with FC Barcelona great and Brazil’s samba King Ronaldinho.

Other supporters have suggested Harrison’s first touch is “world-class” and that his teammates intentionally send him “unreasonable” passes, just to see if he can bring them down without losing possession.

Harrison has lost possession 97 times through unsuccessful touches over his 37 league outings this term, which WhoScored data shows as being the most by any United player.

However, former Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah (4.5 times) and Helder Costa (3.3) lost or lose the ball more often per 90 minutes than the City-owned wide man (2.8) we hold an Β£8million option to buy clause for.

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Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa and West Bromwich Albion boss Slaven Bilic watch the action

Who has missed more big chances to score after 37 league games?

Here are some of the messages shared as fans reacted to LUFC HD’s highlight reel of Harrison’s silky first touch…

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