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Billy Sharp aiming for career milestone with Leeds this weekend

But will Leeds boss Neil Redfearn give him the chance?

Billy Sharp is aiming to score his 150th career goal for Leeds United this weekend, according to Sportlobster.

The 29-year-old scored a dramatic last-minute winner for Leeds during their Yorkshire-derby win over Huddersfield Town last weekend.

Sharp, however, is far from a regular starter at Elland Road, even if his Huddersfield heroics go some way to getting him back into Neil Redfearn's starting XI.

The Leeds striker is nevertheless aiming to reach a career milestone this weekend, taking to social media to send the message to his boss that he wants to be in the goals on Saturday (which, naturally, means he will have to play!).

"My dad just told me,that 10 years ago today I scored my 1st professional goal,hopefully I can score another on Saturday to reach the milestone of 150 career goals," the Leeds star wrote.

Sharp has been consigned to the Leeds United bench for much of the Championship campaign and came off the bench before netting against Huddersfield.

Has that done enough to get him into the side to play Brentford this weekend? Phil Hay of the Yorkshire Evening Post made the following suggestions in the wake of Redfearn's pre-match press conference...

With Sharp's hard-working attitude, the 29-year-old doesn't need to take to social media to emphasise just how much he wants to turn out for Leeds. But every reminder is a helpful one.

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