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Liam Cooper sends message to Leeds United colleagues

Liam Cooper of Leeds United (C) walks off after being sent off during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29,...

Leeds United's Liam Cooper was left out of the squad today through injury.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United (C) walks off after being sent off during The Emirates FA Cup Fourth Round match between Sutton United and Leeds United at Borough Sports Ground on January 29,...

Liam Cooper has issued a rallying call to his Leeds United team-mates on Twitter.

Leeds face Millwall at The Den this afternoon as Thomas Christiansen's side look to protect quite a few accolades.

The Whites, who sit top of the Championship, are the only team left in the Football League who are yet to lose a game in all competitions this season.

Liam Cooper of Leeds United FC passses the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road on August 22, 2015 in Leeds, England.

In addition to that, United have not conceded a goal in their last six Championship games, dating back to a 3-2 win at Bolton on the first day of the season.

Centre-back and captain Cooper has played a massive role in that stunning run of form but a back injury sustained in Tuesday's win over Birmingham City saw him left out of the squad today.

Liam Cooper (R) of Leeds United challenges Jordan Rhodes of  Blackburn Rovers during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers on October 29, 2015 in Leeds,...

Nevertheless, the 26-year-old is clearly with his team-mates in spirit following a pre-match tweet on proceedings.

He is replaced in the first XI by 21-year-old defender Conor Shaghnessy and it will be interesting to see whether that change affects Leeds.

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