Liam Gallagher whips up a frenzy with message as Leeds United head for Manchester United clash

LIAM Gallagher has stirred the pot ahead of Leeds United's clash at Manchester United and seemingly declared his support for Marcelo Bielsa's Whites.

Sunday, 20th December 2020, 12:20 pm

Leeds are heading to Old Trafford for Sunday's 4.30pm kick-off in a first top-flight meeting between the two bitter Roses rivals for 16 years.

Former Oasis lead singer Gallagher and his brother Noel are huge Manchester City fans and 48-year-old Liam put out a timely message on Sunday morning on his Twitter page.

"LEEDS LEEDS LEEDS" said the singer-songwriter star, something which attracted nearly ten thousand likes within an hour.

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SUPPORT: For Leeds from Liam Gallagher, pictured on stage during the MTV EMAs 2019 at FIBES Conference and Exhibition Centre in Seville, Spain. Photo by Dave J Hogan/Getty Images for MTV.

Gallagher - who has 3.4 million Twitter followers - has previously openly praised Leeds and their support on social media.

Asked by a follower what his word of the day was, Gallagher replied simply: "LEEDS."

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Thank you Laura Collins