No Bellusci, Doukara or Bianchi - Is this Leeds United's best XI?

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If you were Neil Redfearn and had to pick Leeds' best starting XI right now.

Leeds United have picked a fairly consistent starting XI lately - viewed by many as their strongest.

The problem for boss Neil Redfearn, however, is that their form has been anything but consistent. At home, the Elland Road side are unbeaten under the 49-year-old. On the road, it is a different story.

So, if you were thinking about Leeds' best possible starting XI right now, should a couple of changes be made?

In goal, Marco Silvestri is a sure bet, while Stephen Warnock and Sam Byram are not in doubt in the full-back positions. At centre-back, though, captain Jason Pearce would edge Guiseppe Belusci alongside Liam Cooper.

In midfield, Redfearn would face potentially his toughest decision. Adryan, Lewis Cook and Alex Mowatt are all supremely talented so would be difficult to drop. Away from home, one of them might need to be. But, in terms of the Yorkshire side's best current XI, Tommaso Bianchi would perhaps be a better candidate for the bench, with Rudy Austin arguably needed back for his steel and strength in midfield.

Up front, Mirco Antenucci is in supreme form, though some Leeds fans have doubted Souleymane Doukara's ability to produce week in, week out recently. Should Billy Sharp, then, be given a chance in his stead?

Leeds best XI?

Marco Silvestri, Stephen Warnock, Liam Cooper, Jason Pearce, Sam Byram, Rudy Austin, Alex Mowatt, Lewis Cook, Adryan, Billy Sharp, Mirco Antenucci.

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