Report: Jamal Blackman to make Leeds United debut against Forest Green

Jamal Blackman #46 of Chelsea warms up before the match against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015 in Harrison, New Jersey.

Leeds United are set to bring in Jamal Blackman in the very near future.

Marseille's Argentinian head coach Marcelo Bielsa looks on during the French L1 football match between Girondins de Bordeaux (FCGB) and Marseille (OM) on April 12, 2015 at the Chaban-...

According to the Yorkshire Evening Post, Marcelo Bielsa is set to hand Jamal Blackman his Leeds United debut against Forest Green on Tuesday evening.

Leeds are set to take on the League Two side in a pre-season friendly next week, and Blackman is expected to arrive in time for that match.

The Chelsea goalkeeper is set to join Leeds on a season-long loan, and is widely anticipated to be Bielsa’s number one for the new campaign.

Chelsea's Jamal Blackman (L) and Petr Cech (R) sign autographs after a football training session in Sydney on June 1, 2015. The English Premier League champions take on local team Sydney...

Leeds have already offloaded Felix Wiedwald and Andy Lonergan this summer, leaving Bailey Peacock-Farrell as their only senior goalkeeper.

Peacock-Farrell impressed towards the back end of last season, but it is thought that Blackman will come in to replace him.

Jamal Blackman of Sheffield United dives towards the far post during the Sky Bet Championship match between Hull City and Sheffield United at KCOM Stadium on February 23, 2018 in Hull,...

The Chelsea stopper has experience of playing regularly in the Championship, after a loan spell with Sheffield United last term.

Blackman will become Leeds’ second signing of the summer, following the addition of Lewis Baker on Chelsea.

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