Leeds morning update: Early team news; Silvestri on moving to England

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A select round-up of the latest news relating to Leeds United…

Leeds United take on Wolverhampton Wanderers at Elland Road this afternoon, but thy will have to make do without Souleymane Doukara who is suspended after picking up his fifth caution of the campaign.

In early team news, the BBC reports that Billy Sharp and Steve Morison are in line to replace the forward, while youngster Brian Montenegro could get his first taste of first-team action, most likely from the bench.

Wolves duo Bakary Sako and Nouha Dicko will have late fitness tests ahead of the 3:00pm kick-off.

In other news, the Yorkshire Post has praised Leeds goalkeeper Marco Silvestri, who has impressed since his arrival at the club.

The Italian could go down as one of the Whites’ canniest signings in many a season, and speaking ahead of Saturday’s match he said, “Coming to England was a big decision, but it was my dream to play in this country.

“Football is everything here and I love everything about it.”

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