Leeds United shot-stopper Bailey Peacock-Farrell has admitted that he could use his chance with Northern Ireland by playing well to attract suitors in the transfer market.
Peacock-Farrell kicked off the 2018/19 season as Leeds’ first-choice goalkeeper, but a dramatic fall from grace saw him lose his spot after a string of poor performances in goal.
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa, who was chasing automatic promotion into the Premier League at the time, decided to secure the services of Kiko Casilla from Real Madrid in January, as the Spaniard was assigned the role of the team’s main goalkeeper.
Peacock-Farrell is now entering the last year of his contract at Elland Road, and that of course, has prompted speculation over whether he has played his last ever game for the club.
The 22-year-old might be in danger of being ditched for good by Leeds, and as a result, he has admitted that playing for his country might be a chance to find another club who are interested in him.
“Every single game is a shop window. I might get tested more, but you see what it did for Michael McGovern, he got his move to Norwich off the back of an unbelievable game against Germany in Euro 2016, a great tournament in fact,” Peacock-Farrell told the media ahead of his involvement with Northern Ireland, as per Leeds Live.
“Those are the situations that can help you as a footballer. It comes down to how you perform.”