Leeds fans react to Graham Potter's claim Swansea's Oli McBurnie is a doubt for Elland Road encounter

Fans of Leeds United celebrate during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on December 26, 2018 in Leeds, England.

The Swansea City striker was a rumoured Leeds United target last summer.

Fans of Leeds United celebrate during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Blackburn Rovers at Elland Road on December 26, 2018 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United fans are reacting to Graham Potter's claim that striker Oli McBurnie could miss Swansea City's trip to Elland Road on Wednesday.

Speaking about McBurnie to Wales Online earlier, Swansea boss Potter said: "He’s just had a period where he’s picked up a few things so we’ll have to be careful.

 

"He trained lightly yesterday and I think it was tough for him to come on [against Millwall], but we’ll make a decision on Leeds closer to the time."

McBurnie was born and raised in Leeds, and spent time on the Whites' books as a youngster.

Oli McBurnie of Swansea City applauds home supporters during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Sheffield Wednesday at the Liberty Stadium  on December 2018, in...

He was, according to the Daily Mail a target for Leeds during Paul Heckingbottom's spell as manager, although his popularity within the United fanbase appeared to take a nose dive earlier this year.

McBurnie posted the following tweet after hearing of Daniel James' failed move from Swansea to Elland Road on deadline day, and found himself bombarded with messages from those of a Whites persuasion - prompting him to delete his initial post.

Oli McBurnie Tweet

And some are accusing the Scotland international of 'bottling' the two sides' upcoming fixture...

 

 

 

 

Others, however, have chosen to take Potter's comments with a pinch of salt...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

McBurnie has scored 15 goals in 30 games for Swansea this season - his first as a first-team regular at the Liberty Stadium.

Will McBurnie play against Leeds on Wednesday?

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