Steve Evans confirms Leeds United's Casper Sloth will be involved against Blackburn Rovers

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Casper Sloth has not played for Leeds United since February.

Steve Evans has told Leeds United's official site that Casper Sloth will be part of the squad which face Blackburn Rovers tomorrow evening.

Sloth has not played a match for Leeds since February, but he has continued to put in some bright displays for the Whites' development side.

The Danish midfielder has regularly got on the scoresheet for Leeds under-21, and after he netted a brace in their most recent fixture in midweek, it seems his good form will finally be rewarded. 

“There are no real surprises," Evans said. "Those that are with us have been with us since the weekend. There’s also young Sloth who’ll be with us – he came through the Under-21s fixture fine.

“We’re hoping that Chris Wood will be alright – he felt a little bit sore after Bolton but should be okay. The rest are in good shape.”

Sloth made a bright start to his Leeds career after signing in the summer of 2014, but he fell out of contention under Neil Redfearn's regime.

Redfearn barely used the 23-year-old during his time in charge, and Sloth struggled to recover from this set-back.

The attacking midfielder could not force his way back into Leeds' team, even after they changed manager and appointed Uwe Rosler, but it seems that Evans has a better opinion of the youngster than his predecessors. 

If Sloth does play for Leeds against Blackburn he will be under pressure to perform, as the side have still not won a match in-front of their home fans all season. 

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