Leeds fans react on Twitter as Marc Roca makes debut in friendly
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Leeds fans react on Twitter as Marc Roca makes debut in friendly

Leeds United got their pre-season campaign off to a very promising start on Thursday – and supporters were left feeling hugely encouraged about the deal to sign Marc Roca.

Roca is one of six players to have joined us this summer. The midfielder arrived after struggling for game-time with Bayern Munich.

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The Spaniard has actually been one of our cheaper purchases thus far. But his role is going to be hugely important for Jesse Marsch’s men this coming season following the departure of Kalvin Phillips.

He is yet to get the chance to play alongside fellow summer signing Tyler Adams. But he did have the opportunity to show what he can do alongside 16-year-old Archie Gray against Blackpool in our pre-season friendly.

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Gray did extremely well. He really did not look out of place against Championship opposition.

But Roca was the player that many Leeds fans were raving about after the comfortable win. The 25-year-old was a class apart at times during his 60-minute appearance in York.

He produced a delicious pass for a goal that was ultimately ruled out for offside in the first-half. And his composure on the ball really stood out, with Roca often dropping towards the back line to collect possession.

‘Going to be class’: Leeds fans react to display from Marc Roca

Obviously, it was Blackpool. And it is too soon to make major assessments on each player. But there was something about Roca’s display. Certainly, there is reason to think that he could prove to be an inspired signing.

Here is what some of the Leeds fans made of Roca’s display…

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