Leeds United's Casper Sloth is crossing his fingers for a recall.
Leeds United midfielder Casper Sloth is hoping he can earn a recall to the first team.
Speaking to Danish website Bold.dk, the summer signing described his time at the club as strange, owing to his time in and out of the first team.
He said: "I have not been injured while I have been in Leeds, and in general I think it's been a strange course.
"Suddenly I was out, and suddenly I was back in the starting line-up again at the beginning of the year, where I also received praise for my performance, but recently I am again.
"I can not do anything but do as well as possible for training and when I get the chance, and then I just hope that the wind changes for me."
It's hard not to feel a little sorry for Sloth, given the competition for places in the Leeds side, but the 22-year-old is paying the price for failing to make an instant impression.
He has made a total of 12 appearances, seven of which have been starts, but does not have a single goal or assist to his name.
Sloth was moved out of the team to make way for Adryan in October, but even despite the Brazilian losing his place recently, it has not been the Dane to take over.
He featured twice recently, but playing more out wide than centrally, as Neil Redfearn shuffled his pack in search of a winning combination.
It's his misfortune that he was not part of the winning team against Bournemouth, and with Granddi Ngoyi's arrival increasing competition for midfield places, while the pair are different in style, the knock on effect is that others who are more adaptable may be shifted into positions Sloth can play, pushing him further down the pecking order.