Head-to-head: Leeds United's Lewis Cook vs Hull's ex-England international Tom Huddlestone

Tom Huddlestone v Lewis Cook: Head to Head: How Hull City and Leeds midfielders compare: 20151203

Leeds United wonderkid Lewis Cook's performances hold their own up against Hull City's Tom Huddlestone, who he faces this weekend.

Tom Huddlestone v Lewis Cook: Head to Head: How Hull City and Leeds midfielders compare: 20151203

The rapid progress Leeds United youngster Lewis Cook has made early in his career is highlighted by his head to head comparison to Tom Huddlestone.

Cook lines up opposite the Hull City midfielder this weekend in a clash at Elland Road, where the home side will go in as underdogs.

28-year-old Tom Huddlestone is a former England international who played in the Champions League for Tottenham Hotspur.

He has played his role in Hull City's strong start to the season in the Championship, currently sitting in fourth place, just three points from the top.

Cook's performances have arguably been even more impressive considering Leeds United's inconsistency, as they head into the game in 17th place.

At just 18, he has been a shining light for the club this campaign, and his performances match up well against a player who has a decade more experience at the top level.

Cook wins more tackles and substantially more personal duels than Huddlestone, while the Hull ace produces more interceptions and has a narrowly higher level of passing accuracy.

Leeds need the rest of their players to step up and outmatch their Hull counterparts if they are to get a result this weekend and upset the form book.

ESPN reported last month that the Premier League's top sides are monitoring Lewis Cook with a view to potential January offers, and a strong performance against promotion contenders Hull - a side packed with experienced players like Huddlestone, will only underline his fearlessness and readiness to thrive against anybody put in front of him.

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