The 20-year-old Leeds player has been “really on it” in practice lately, according to Daniel Farke.
Daniel Farke saw Leeds United defeat Bristol City 1-0 last Friday, with Willy Gnonto scoring the game’s lone goal. On Monday, Farke discussed how the Italian is excelling in the background.
Due to Dan James’ injury sustained during the 1-0 victory over Norwich City, Gnonto was given the start against Bristol City at Ashton Gate. For us, that left-footed shot was our sole goal of the match.
With Jaidon Anthony scoring a fantastic goal against Plymouth in the FA Cup’s fourth round, it was tough to decide between Gnonto and Anthony to start for Bristol City last time out.
Prior to the club’s Tuesday night replay against Plymouth, Farke stated on the team’s YouTube channel that choosing between Gnonto and Anthony on Friday was tough. Yet, he claimed that Gnonto is the star of Leeds’ training.
“Willy walks with a little more confidence and assurance. He’s putting a lot of effort into his task. Although he hasn’t been lucky lately, we wanted to let him know that we support and believe in him during these trying times,” he said.
Between Jaidon and Willy, it was a close decision that he most likely anticipated to begin. It wasn’t a choice to go against Jaidon; rather, it was a gut instinct that Willy would perform well in this game, and thank God he did.
Willy Gnonto is making an impression at Leeds, according to Daniel Farke.
Gnonto is finally back for Leeds after making an impression in training, moving past his pre-season problems and refusal to play, and about to sign a new deal, according to Graeme Bailey of LeedsUnited.News.
For both himself and Leeds, he should be able to build on his recent form on Tuesday night and help Leeds defeat Plymouth Argyle in a rematch to earn a spot in the FA Cup’s fifth round.