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Caleb Ekuban backs Leeds United team-mate Samu Saiz to get better

Samu Saiz of Leeds United(C) celebrates his sides second goal with team mates during the Sky Bet Championship match between Bristol City and Leeds United at Ashton Gate on October 21, 2017...

Samu Saiz has been outstanding for Leeds United this season.

Samuel Saiz of Leeds United scores the second goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in...

Caleb Ekuban has told The Yorkshire Evening Post that Leeds United team-mate Samu Saiz can get even better for the Whites this season.

The Spanish midfielder has been a revelation for Leeds following his £3.1 million move from Huesca in the summer and scored his fifth goal for the club in Saturday's 2-0 win at Oakwell.

In doing so, the former Real Madrid B man now has nine goals and four assists in all competitions. He has had a direct hand in 13 of United's goals this season - four more than any other player.

Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) holds off the challenge from Brentford's Ryan Woods during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

And worryingly for the Yorkshire club's promotion rivals, Ekuban says that he is only warming up.

The Leeds striker told The Yorkshire Evening Post: "He can be even better

“He is really a good player. You can see he is the one that is keeping the job up front and I hope he can continue in this way.”

Yoann Barbet (R) of Brentford puts a tackle in on Leeds Samuel Saiz (L) during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Leeds United at Griffin Park on November 4, 2017 in...

The prospect of Saiz getting even better is exciting for Leeds fans and they'll be hoping he can recreate his magic at Elland Road on Saturday as Aston Villa come to town.

Spare a thought for Egzjan Alioski, who isn't quite getting the same level of positive press, but the Macedonia international also has five Championship goals for the Whites - four of which have come in his last five league outings.

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