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Morning Leeds-in for 20 September: Barry Douglas was an absolute steal

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Barry Douglas was an absolutely brilliant signing.

We all knew how good the former Dundee United fullback was for Wolverhampton last year, but he’s further cemented his place as one of the best attacking fullbacks in the Championship again this season. He’s already assisted on three goals this season, after assisting on 14 last season. He’s a perfect fit for a Bielsa team that gets width from its fullbacks.

And he only cost £3 million. What a steal.

On to the links.

Leeds United Links

Phil Hay with some wise words about how English football doesn’t have a monopoly on manners, and Neil Harris would be wise to remember that. [Yorkshire Evening Post]

England and English Football Links

Manchester City lost to Lyon in their Champions League opener. [BBC.com]

Nottingham Forest beat Sheffield Wednesday 2-1. [BBC.com]

World Football Links

Mexico’s Tigres beat Toronto FC in the first “Campones Cup” between the winners of Liga MX and MLS. [FMF State of Mind]

Top three goals of the week from Serie A. [AC Milan Offside]

A look at what AC Milan are getting in their new CEO, former Arsenal executive Ivan Gazidis. [AC Milan Offside]

Juventus overcame the sending-off of Cristiano Ronaldo to beat Valencia. [BBC.com]

The week that was in Liga MX Femenil. [FMF State of Mind]

Sampdoria drew 1-1 with Fiorentina in Serie A. [Viola Nation]