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Ross McCormack predicts what his reception will be like on Leeds United return

Fulham striker Ross McCormack will play his first game at Elland Road this leaving Leeds United this summer.

As Ross McCormack prepares for a return to Elland Road after leaving Leeds United in the summer he is under no illusions over what sort of reception he will receive from the home crowd.

McCormack left Leeds to join Fulham in an £11 million transfer this summer and he doubts that the Whites supporters will have forgiven him for leaving. 

He believes that he is in for a hostile welcome from the home supporters, but insists that whatever they do will not impact on his performance. 

“To be honest, they’ll probably boo me, but whatever they want to do doesn’t really bother me, they can do what they like," he told Fulham's official site. "I’m a Fulham player now and I want to do my best for this club.

“Obviously I know how big the game is for me personally. It’s my old team, it’s my old teammates who you want to put one over on, so it’s going to be a sweet game."

McCormack was Leeds' stand-out performer last season. The 28-year-old netted 28 times during the 2013/14 campaign for the Yorkshire side and although Mirko Antenucci has made a positive start to replace him, he is not on for quite the same return.

At Fulham the goals have been harder to come by for McCormack, who has had to turn into a more creative influence.

The Scotland international has scored five goals in 22 games for his new side and he will be determined to increase this total on Saturday, as the Cottagers going looking for a vital three points. 

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