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Neil Redfearn talks up Leeds United duo Adryan and Marco Silvestri

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn is full of praise for Adryan and Marco Silvestri.

Leeds United manager Neil Redfearn has been singing the praises of Adryan.

The Brazilian attacking midfielder joined the Whites from Flamengo on a season-long loan deal in the summer transfer window and has shown his quality from time to time.

The 20-year-old took some time to gain full fitness for the Championship, but the youngster now seems to be a key player in Redfearn’s team.

Although Adryan has yet to score in six Championship appearances, he has created 10 chances, has a pass accuracy of 79% and a shot accuracy of 40%.

Redfearn insists that the Brazilian is in top shape and has underlined his quality.

One Leeds player who has come under scrutiny in recent days is Marco Silvestri. The Italian goalkeeper was being hailed as one of the best in the Championship, but his howler against Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park last weekend has raised concerns.

The 23-year-old almost made a similar mistake against Cardiff City, but Redfearn has full faith in the former Chievo star.

Leeds are currently 16th in the Championship table with 20 points from 18 matches and will take on Derby County at Elland Road on Saturday.

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