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Morning Leeds-in for 8 July: Ronaldo Vieira thinks Lewis Baker will be great for Leeds

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Well, besides the coaching staff and the people in charge of transfers, it sounds like Lewis Baker has at least one other fan at Leeds.

Midfielder Ronaldo Vieira thinks that Baker will fit in well, saying:

He’s been unbelievable.

Lewis is a good guy and as soon as he walked in all the boys were welcoming with him and talking to him.

Where we have been staying we have been doing stuff together and it’s been a great addition to the team I think.

If Baker meshing on the pitch with everyone as much as it sounds like he’s doing off the pitch, than his acquisition will be great for the club. Hopefully the Chelsea loanee will be as good as he was in The Netherlands for Leeds this year, as the club could use the help.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

New Leeds signing Lewis Baker wants to prove wrong those who think he can’t play at a high level in England. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

Leeds kits, along with the whole EFL, will feature a “squiggle” next season, which will be promoting Mind, a charity focusing on mental health awareness. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

The York City match will no longer be “pay on gate” for Leeds fans, and the allocation of 2,700 tickets for the away section will be sold by the Leeds ticket office. [Leeds]

England and English Football Links

England beat Sweden 2-0 and advanced to the semi-finals of the World Cup. []

Jordan Pickford kept a clean sheet for England against Sweden. [Royal Blue Mersey]

Player ratings of the England team in their victory. []

World Football Links

Croatia got past Russia on penalties after drawing 1-1 in regular time and 2-2 after extra time. [Sky Sports]

Now that Mexico is home, it turns out that 44.000 fans traveled to Russia to see them play in the World Cup. [FMF State of Mind]

Club America’s Jeremy Menez is out for the season after suffering an injury to his ACL. [FMF State of Mind]