ANYONE sitting in a certain train carriage leaving Leeds station on Saturday night will no doubt still have the tune ringing in their ears.

For those who weren’t there, the video was quickly put up on social media.

City fans have immortalised Alex Gilliead to the tune of David Bowie’s ‘Star Man’.

The player himself seemed pretty chuffed on Twitter about it. But it’s also proof that he is winning over the Bantams faithful with his exciting talent.

Gilliead has started the last four games and is demonstrating why he is still talked of so highly at Newcastle, even though he has never played for his home club.

After the frustration of missing a large chunk of last season’s loan through injury, the 21-year-old is relishing the chance to reveal his full box of tricks to the City audience.

Gilliead said: “I just need to get out on the pitch and show people what I can do. Maybe also prove some of them wrong.

“I can’t just sit here saying ‘I’ll do this and do that’. I need to be doing that out there. I’m excited to get going and hopefully I can get a good run in the team.”

More performances like the ones he has put in during City’s successive wins over Bristol Rovers and Peterborough should guarantee that.

Mark Marshall left big boots to fill when he left for Charlton but Gilliead, as the only senior winger in the squad, is looking a decent fit.

It certainly helps when you’ve got a target man to aim for with the quality of Charlie Wyke.

The centre forward’s aerial ability is a dream for someone whose chief job is to provide the crosses into the box.

Gilliead makes no secret of the fact that he is a fan, saying: “You put a ball in the area for someone like Chaz and he’ll get on the end of it.

“You just need to look at his nose and how times he’s broken it! He just loves heading the ball.

“Put it in the right area and you know he’ll be in there. That’s what I’m there to do, get assists, and he’s there to score the goals.”

Gilliead had just joined the Bantams on loan when they had to make two midweek trips to Oxford in the Checkatrade Trophy in January.

But an outing for Luton against West Brom under-21s spared him any involvement – and saved him from being caught up in that farcical late postponement on the original date.

He said: “I didn’t go because I’d already played in the Checkatrade Trophy.

“But I remember it got called off so they had to go down twice in two weeks – the lads weren’t happy.

“It’s going to be another tough away game but I think we’ve got enough in the team to get a good result.”