Uwe Rosler discusses Jordan Botaka's potential inclusion at MK Dons

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The Leeds boss is keeping tight-lipped on Botaka's impending debut for the club.

Leeds United's newest recruit Jordan Botaka is still waiting to make his first team debut - and it seems the club's supporters will simply have to wait and see with regards to his potential inclusion at MK Dons on Saturday.

Speaking in an interview aired on LUTV today, manager Uwe Rosler remained coy over Botaka's chances of featuring in their away trip; offering little clues as to whether the Congolese international would get a run-out.

"If I tell you something now, then that goes out to all of our opponents," Rosler said. "We trained today - Jordan played a part in the session.

"The players who form (our) secondary cavalry had a light training session, so we're getting all of our impressions (to) select our 18 for the match day."

The 22-year-old played for the Under-21 team on Tuesday in a bid to prove his fitness and also impressed with an energetic performance in the 3-0 victory over Bristol City. Whether he is in good enough condition to force Uwe Rosler's hand yet remains to be seen.

His team's recent form may play into the hands of Botaka and his introduction into the squad. Leeds have picked up just a point from their last two home games but it has been their underwhelming performances that have marked the past week for the Whites.

Right-sided winger Sam Byram was dropped to the bench for Tuesday night's game against Ipswich, signaling that Rosler isn't quite content with his situation out wide at present.

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