Leeds United fans are all doing the same thing after Victor Orta's heartfelt open letter to Barry Douglas

Barry Douglas has completed a switch to Blackburn Rovers on loan until the end of the 2020/21 season.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 12:00 pm
Leeds United fans are all doing the same thing after Victor Orta's heartfelt open letter to Barry Douglas

The 31-year-old Scotland international joined the Whites from Wolverhampton Wanderers in 2018, and was part of Marcelo Bielsa’s historic Championship winning side last campaign.

Indeed, the left back’s departure prompted an open letter written by Whites head honcho Victor Orta, evoking a strong and passionate reaction from Leeds United fans.

Orta concluded the letter by saying: “You leave us as a champion on the pitch and I hope now people understand that you are a champion off the field too.

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"Thank you for everything Barry. I wish you, Debbie, Kaidyn and your soon to be new addition all the luck in the world for the future.”

And here's how Leeds United fans reacted:

@Lucy_LUFC: “Absolutely top class is this by Victor. However, I should not be spending my Friday morning crying with all these posts....”

@17DJB: “Nice one, fans crying.”

@leedsrodrigo: “Look at how we say our goodbyes compared to many other teams who just launch players out without a goodbye.. True family club amazing @barrydouglas03 all the best for the season ahead bazz #MOT.

@suhayl92: “Touch of class here. Shame it didn’t work out as we all hoped for Douglas but his influence in getting us promoted is clear.”

@ItzJack1995: “That was incredibly emotional reading this i wish you all the best at Blackburn Barry you are a legend #MOT”

@Oli_LUFC_1919: “Crying”

@kathwitch: “Good luck and thank you, you'll always be a part of that great achievement!”