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Leeds United fans want Kemar Roofe to start

Kemar Roofe of Leeds is tackled by Julien De Sart of Derby during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United fans want Kemar Roofe to start Saturday's trip to Portman Road.

Leicester City's Austrian defender Aleksandar Dragovic (L) vies with Leeds United's English striker Kemar Roofe during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Leicester...

Leeds United fans have called on Thomas Christiansen to start Kemar Roofe in Saturday's trip to Ipswich Town.

United don't have an abundance of quality striking options and Christiansen must choose between Roofe and fit-again Pierre-Michel Lasogga.

The on-loan German hitman started last week's FA Cup defeat at Newport County but hasn't scored a goal for Leeds in over two months, though he was missing for a month with injury.

Kemar Roofe of Leeds and Kevin Long of Burnley in action during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley, England.

Likewise, Roofe isn't enjoying a purple patch in front of goal either and the £3 million signing from Oxford United has only scored once in his last five Championship games.

Nevertheless, the 24-year-old, who has scored two hat-tricks from a forward position this season, is probably a better option than Lasogga for now.

Leeds player Kemar Roofe gets a shot in at goal despite the challenge of Sean Morrison during the Sky Bet Championship match between Cardiff City and Leeds United at Cardiff City Stadium...

And fans of the Elland Road club want to see him start at Portman Road.

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