Andy Couzens has a theory why Ronaldo Vieira didn’t start against Preston

Will Hughes of Derby gets past Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Should Ronaldo Vieira start for Leeds United against Fulham in the Championship on Tuesday?

Andy Couzens has suggested on social networking site Twitter that Ronaldo Vieira should start for Leeds United against Fulham in the Championship on Tuesday evening.

Vieira is one of the best and most promising young players in the Championship, but the 19-year-old midfielder did not start against Preston North End at the weekend.

The England Under-20 international came on as a substitute in the 61st minute on Saturday afternoon, as the Whites played out a goalless draw with Preston at home.

Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United closes down Ben Osborn of Nottingham Forest during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Nottingham Forest at Elland Road on January 25,...

Former Leeds midfielder Couzens has suggested on Twitter that Vieira should start for Leeds against London club Fulham at Elland Road in the Championship on Tuesday evening.

The 42-year-old, though, does understand why the teenager did not start against Preston, suggesting that it was due to his involvement with the England Under-20 side at the 2017 Toulon Tournament Champions in the summer.

Ross McCormack of Aston Villa is put under pressure from Ronaldo Vieira of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Leeds United at Villa Park on December...

Vieira is a very good footballer, and the youngster will be a key player for Leeds as the season progresses.

The Whites kicked off their 2017-18 Championship campaign with a 3-2 victory over Bolton Wanderers away from home at the Macron Stadium earlier this month.

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