Is 20-year-old James Justin the player Marcelo Bielsa wants to sign for Leeds?

James Justin of Luton Town in action during the Sky Bet League Two Play off Semi Final: Second Leg match between Luton Town and Blackpool at Kenilworth Road on May 18, 2017 in Luton,...

Leeds manager watched Luton Town in action at the weekend.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on October 6, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa was spotted in the stands at a Football League game this weekend.

Bielsa was at Oakwell to see Barnsley take on Luton Town, Leeds Live  reported.

What is not clear is who he was there to watch, but one name which ticks all the boxes is 20-year-old Luton Town ace James Justin.

 

Justin, 20, is a promising right-back who has already been linked with a move to Leeds.

Luton Today reported in the summer how Luton had to insist Justin was staying put, with interest from both Leeds and Nottingham Forest cited.

Justin played all 90 minutes of Luton's 3-2 defeat at the weekend.

James Justin of Luton Town in action during the Sky Bet League Two Play off Semi Final: Second Leg match between Luton Town and Blackpool at Kenilworth Road on May 18, 2017 in Luton,...

Just a week earlier Justin had scored his first goal of the season in a win over Scunthorpe.

If Leeds did move for Justin, the youngster would face a fight to make the starting XI, with Luke Ayling first choice right-back.

It would also ask questions over the future of Lewie Coyle, out on loan at Fleetwood Town.

Yet Justin is a promising talent, and if Bielsa considers him to be an upgrade, Leeds fans would have to trust the Argentine's conviction.

James Justin of Luton Town vies with Jacob Murphy of Newcastle United during the Emirates FA Cup third round match between Newcastle United and Luton Town at St James' Park on January 6,...

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