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Three Leeds players already capable of playing in the Premier League

With Neil Redfearn suggesting that Leeds United could still get promoted to the Premier League here are three players who are ready for the step up.

Neil Redfearn has suggested that Leeds United still have a chance of making the top-six this season, if they can play to their full potential. 

The Whites have struggled over the opening part of the campaign, but have a lot of quality in their squad and in this piece we take a look at three players who would be able to make the step up to playing at the top level should Leeds make a successful play-off push this time around. 

Marco Silvestri

The goalkeeper was a relative unknown in this country when he arrived on a permanent deal from Cheivo this summer, but he has wasted no time making an impression.

When Massimo Cellino brought him to Leeds he suggested that the club had signed the best custodian in the Championship and it seems that the Italian owner may have been correct in his analysis.

Silvestri looks to be one of the best pieces of business done by the Whites during their summer transfer window and he will be aiming to keep his fine form up to help his team climb the table in the coming months. 

Sam Byram

The youngster has been touted as one of the brightest prospects to come out of Leeds' academy system in a long time and he has already attracted a lot of attention.

Capped at England youth level, Byram's potential was obvious, even at a young-age, and the fact that he has made 93 appearances for Leeds by the age of 21 is evidence of this. 

Southampton have been long-term admirers of Byram and he looks to have all the ability to play at the top-level for a considerable portion of his career - whether that be with Leeds or someone else.


It has taken Adryan a while to adapt to English football, but he has already shown the skill which made him such a prodigy in Brazil as a youngster.

A bag of tricks, Adryan is rapidly becoming the creative fulcrum of this Leeds side and he looks a serious talent. 

His technique means that he is a threat to any defence and even teams playing in the Premier League would be troubled by his obvious dribbling ability. 

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