Three Leeds players who should benefit from the international break

General view inside the stadium before the game - Elland Road

Which Leeds United players should benefit the most from the upcoming break ahead of the Championship run-in?

Leeds United manager Garry MonkLeeds United manager Garry Monk

With the Championship run-in just around the corner, the international break could be a crucial time for Garry Monk's Leeds squad. But which three players may perhaps get the most benefit out of break?

Here is HITC Sport's view...

Mo Barrow

Mo Barrow's loan spell with the Whites has not exactly gone to plan so far. However, the Swansea man boasts Premier League quality and a couple of weeks without the pressure of a game may give him a great chance to develop more of an understanding with his current teammates. Having an in-form Barrow over the coming weeks could be a game-changer for Leeds.

Kyle Bartley and Mo Barrow of Leeds United appeal to referee Jeremy Simpson for a hand ballKyle Bartley and Mo Barrow of Leeds United appeal to referee Jeremy Simpson for a hand ball

Liam Cooper

Liam Cooper was a surprise late addition to the Scotland squad, and he will be going into the break high on confidence after coming into the Leeds team and putting in a good performance against Brighton. If he gets his chance in either of the national team's games and plays well, then his confidence will move to another level.

Marcus Antonsson

Marcus Antonsson has been the biggest victim of Chris Wood's sensational form this season, often having to rely on substitute appearances for game-time. With Wood away with New Zealand, Antonsson may become the attacking focal point in training so will be looking to send a message to Monk.

And if Wood returns from international duty somewhat jet-lagged, Antonsson's work in training, if he impresses, may help convince Monk to consider a change for the first game back. The manager has shown that he is not afraid to make big calls. 

Leeds United's Marcus Antonsson celebrates with team mates after scoring their first goalLeeds United's Marcus Antonsson celebrates

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