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Leeds United's Neil Redfearn drops huge Adryan hint for Rotherham game

Expect Adryan to be in the squad for Leeds United's game with Rotherham.

Leeds United signing Adryan is in line for first team action this Friday against Rotherham United.

The Brazilian has not played a single minute for the first team since arriving in the transfer window, playing regularly for the under-21s instead.

On loan from Flamengo, he is expected to feature for the first team this weekend, having been left out of the under-21 side which beat Bristol City.

Academy manager and senior coach Neil Redfearn told the club's website the 20-year-old has a good chance of playing.

"Adryan sounds like he’s in the fold – whether he starts or not I don’t know – but that’s good news for him."

The playmaker has been on the bench previously for the first team, but has not yet made it onto the pitch.

Leeds started Casper Sloth in the attacking midfield role previously, but under Darko Milanic they have struggled for goals, with only two in their last three matches.

Adryan told SkySports this week he still thought fondly of parent club Flamengo, but if he can make an impact on the pitch, his cult hero status is already nearly assured, and he may just form very close ties to the Leeds fans and the club, and be convinced to sign permanently.

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