Stats: Leeds United should worry about Tottenham loan star Alex Pritchard this weekend

Tottenham Alex Pritchard

Alex Pritchard has been in blistering form for Brentford for most of the season.

Leeds United take on Brentford this weekend and what would have looked a simple Leeds win once upon a time has now taken a dramatic shift.

Despite signs of improvement, Leeds are in a relegation battle in the Championship whilst Brentford have shocked everyone by pushing for promotion to the Premier League.

Leeds therefore, despite their good form, know they have a tough task on their hands.

One of the key men they will have to deal with this weekend is Tottenham Hotspur loanee Alex Pritchard.

A graduate of the same academy that has produced the likes of Harry Kane, Andros Townsend and Australian hero Massimo Luongo, the pressure is on for Pritchard to prove he can make it at Tottenham Hotspur.

This season he has been a revelation for Brentford, as his stats below certainly demonstrate.

  PositionTeamGoal AssistAccurate CrossTouchesAccurate PassGoalsAppearancesMins Played
Alex Pritchard MF Brentford 5 43 1,778 857 5 28 2,277

His assists are one of the highest in the league, as is his statistic for accurate crossing. Five goals from midfield also makes him one of the more prolific midfielders in the division. His time in possession is also in the upper echelon of the league.

He will play in either of the three positions behind the front-man on Saturday and his all round ability must be feared by Leeds. Or else their excellent run of form will come to an abrupt halt at the hands of The Bees this weekend.

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