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Four Leeds United players who could be dropped for Rotherham fixture

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With all the talk of who could be coming into the Leeds team, what about those sweating on their place?

With one of the largest squads in the Championship, Leeds have several players itching for first team action who have not been part of the side in recent weeks.

Changes are expected against Rotherham United, which is only natural after three games without a win under their new manager.

Which poses a question as to who will be those missing out? Here are the four most likely to do so...

Souleymane Doukara

Striker Billy Sharp admitted his frustration at being out of the side in recent weeks, and he could get his recall tonight against Rotherham. He has looked bright in substitute showings, and has a winner against Middlesbrough to his name already this season. To fit him in, one of Antenucci or Doukara will miss out, and with the latter yet to score under new manager Milanic, he could be the one left out. Doukara managed only one shot, off target, against Sheffield Wednesday, with Antenucci more likely, having four on goal with two on target.

Casper Sloth

The Casper Sloth experiment has so far failed under Milanic, and the young Dane was substituted after only 45 minutes against Wednesday. Exciting prospect Adryan is a contender to take his place in the attacking midfield role, while alternatives include moving Rodolph Austin there, or even playing Doukara behind two strikers.

Gaetano Berardi/Sam Byram

Darko Milanic suggested Stephen Warnock would be recalled for the match with Rotherham, having been benched for the last two matches. This leaves questions over the full-back position. Gaetano Berardi played at left-back against Wednesday, and performed strongly, making eight tackles and five interceptions. He could either be dropped, or shifted to right-back, which would mean Sam Byram being left out of the side.

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