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Morning Leeds-in for 25 August 2017: Leeds United hype the new kid and more links for a fun Friday

It’s Friday y’all

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Morning friends!

Leeds United links are below, but I wanted to take the time to repeat that the club has absolutely lost its mind hyping up Jay-Roy Grot, the new teenager that just signed for the club. For £750k. From a team in the Netherlands that was relegated from the Eredivisie.

Gary Speed? Eddie Gray? FFS.

How about just letting the kid come in and play and not hype him up so much that the fans turn on him?

Leeds United Links

The Scratching Shed makes the case for Norwich City’s Nelson Oliveira as a good striker target. [The Scratching Shed]

Life, Leeds United, the Universe & Everything make the case for Danny Ings or Benik Afobe as striker targets [LLUUE]

Ronaldo Vieira, the best-named footballer in England, was called up to the England U20s. [The FA]

England and English football Links

Everton beat Hajduk Split and are into the group stages of the Europa League. [Royal Blue Mersey]

The BBC had fans select an “all-time” Premier League XI, but someone forgot to tell fans that the Premier League existed for more than the past 10 years. []

The draw for the Group Stages of the Champions League was done yesterday, and wow, Tottenham Hotspur kind of got screwed. []

World Football Links

Hudson River Blue interviewed former Barcelona and Spain legend David Villa, who now plays in MLS for New York City FC [Hudson River Blue]

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to go to a Mexican League match, Eugene Rupinski brings you 72 hours in Tijuana: Culture and soccer on the Western Frontera. [FMF State of Mind]

A fan of the Bethlehem Steel makes the case that bitter Philadelphia Union fans should follow them as well. [The Brotherly Game]

FIFA has sent in an emergency team to run football in Cameroon [NBC Sports]