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Five things to know: Leif Davis


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It was confirmed that Leif Davis has joined AFC Bournemouth on a season-long loan from Leeds on Tuesday, and we've compiled five key facts about the left-back. 

Born in Newcastle, the 21-year-old came through the ranks at Morecambe, before signing with Marcelo Bielsa's side in 2018. 

A Championship winner, Davis has two Premier League appearances to his name and will be hoping to help guide the Cherries back to the top tier of English football. 

Take a look below for five fun facts about the young defender: 

1 | Davis was born on New Year's Eve in 1999, the day before the turn of the century. 

2 | The left-back was a part of Wallsend Boys Club, where the likes of Alan Shearer and Michael Carrick also came played during their youth careers. 

3 | At 21, he made three appearances for Leeds' first team as they went on to win promotion from the Championship in 2020. 

4 | Davis' Premier League debut came against Manchester City, as United drew 1-1 at Elland Road. 

5 | His move to AFC Bournemouth will be his first loan spell, having been at both Morecambe and Leeds on a permanent basis. 

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