Dean Ashton has told the Premier League’s coverage of Leeds United’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City on Tuesday night that the assist laid on by Jack Harrison is something Manchester City star Kevin De Bruyne would be proud of.

Harrison, 26, laid on his 10th assist of the season against a side he almost joined in January for £22m, when he cut inside from the right flank and curled in a cross to the back post. Luis Sinisterra was on hand to head into the net.

It did not prove to be enough. Indeed, Jamie Vardy came off the bench to make it 1-1 on 79 minutes. Harrison came close to a second assist late on. His corner was headed on goal by Marc Roca – saved, when he should have scored.

Leeds have to settle for a point but it was another impressive display by Harrison, who now has 15 goals and assists this season in his 35 appearances. Ex-England striker Ashton says his assist was reminiscent of City’s De Bruyne.

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“The pass from Jack Harrison is Kevin De Bruyne-esque,” he said, on the Premier League website. “Fakes to shoot and guides it, feeding it towards the back-post. Spots Sinisterra running in, it’s a brilliant header into the ground.”

Harrison assist for Leeds something De Bruyne would be proud of

It was a gorgeous cross. Harrison has the confidence to produce moments of magic at the moment, crucial going into the last five games. What will be frustrating for Harrison is that he really deserved to have two assists.

His performance was near perfect, while Leeds almost got over the line. But, it has stopped a run of losses and now, Leeds go to Bournemouth in what presents itself as the best chance to get three points in their last five games.

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