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Leeds United January loan signing Jean-Kevin Augustin shared a picture of himself and Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy at Elland Road last night.
— Jean-Kévin Augustin (@33_augustin) January 28, 2020
Both Frenchmen witnessed the Whites come from two goals down to run out 3-2 winners against Millwall.
Mendy played under Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa in Marseille and was influential in convincing Augustin to move to Yorkshire as they both share the same agents.
Here is how some of them reacted to the picture of him at Elland Road:
Sign him up!
— Claudio (@ClaudioBackUp) January 28, 2020
Joining in summer @benmendy23??
— Luciano 💙💛 (@LUFCLDP1989) January 28, 2020
Come on @benmendy23 get Pep to sanction a cheeky 6 month loan, you know you want it 😉
— Stephen Mc Phillips (@Stephen_MOT) January 28, 2020
Imagine 📝 the scenes though
— Alan Thompson 🇮🇪 (@thombo1987) January 28, 2020
Ben transfer window not shut yet time still for you to climb aboard the whirlwind that Is heading towards the premier league namely Bielsa Leeds United 👍
— Kenny Brown (@kennybrown1964) January 28, 2020
New signing? 😂
— Wayne (@wayneleedsfan) January 28, 2020
Get a transfer form in that man's back pocket on the way out.
— Liam Tunney (@ismiseliam) January 28, 2020
New leeds player would be better xxx
— Lucas Gibson (@LucasG1998) January 28, 2020
We can fit him in the squad.
— Mick Ingleson (@Mickingle) January 28, 2020
Have words jka see if he wants to join in summer lol 😂
— Stephen Maher 💙💛 (@stevemaher34) January 28, 2020
Leeds returned to the top of the Championship as a result of last night’s win, and they will find themselves playing against Mendy’s Man. City next season if they can keep replicating such performances going forward this term.
Augustin will hope to play a huge role in Leeds’ promotion bid, and yesterday’s game would have definitely inspired him.
The 22-year-old will look to provide quality competition for Patrick Bamford who grabbed a brace last night, and it will be interesting to see how he fares.