Can Leeds' Will Buckley make former club Brighton regret not bringing him back?

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Leeds United's Will Buckley takes on former club Brighton this weekend.

Brighton and Hove Albion are flying high in the Championship this season, having gone into the international break two points clear at the top of the league.

With the games resuming this weekend they visit out of form Leeds United, who have not won a home game this season.

On paper it is a game set up for the Seagulls to win, but the Yorkshire side have an x-factor in former Brighton winger Will Buckley.

Buckley played for Brighton between 2011 and 2014, part of Gus Poyet's successful side which won promotion into the Championship.

He followed the Uruguayan to Premier League club Sunderland but failed to make an impact, being shunted out of the first team picture after Poyet was sacked.

Leeds have since signed Buckley on a three month loan deal, with the winger handed his debut in the club's last fixture, a defeat to Birmingham City.

Now having had a fortnight to get up to speed and further familiarise himself with his new teammates, fans will hope to see a better Buckley for his second appearance.

He will have no hard feelings towards Brighton, a club which was excellent for his career, but he will be keen to make an impact and show his old fans he has not regressed since leaving the Amex Stadium.

Leeds are crying out for a game changer, and Buckley has the potential to be just that. If he can show what he is capable of against the Championship leaders, he could even make the Seagulls regret not moving to re-sign him themselves.

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