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Leeds' Jamie Shackleton receives FIFA 19 rating boost after emerging under Bielsa

Jamie Shackleton of Leeds United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Leeds United at the New York Stadium, Rotherham, England, UK, on Saturday 26th January...

Leeds United's Jamie Shackleton has shown promise this season.

Swansea City's Oliver McBurnie vies for possession with Leeds United's Jamie Shackleton during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21,...

Leeds United have been flying under Marcelo Bielsa this season, and he has embraced the club's youth prospects over the course of the campaign.

Jack Clarke is the main name who has risen from the youth academy into first team stardom this season, but there are others emerging too.

Jamie Shackleton has made 19 first team appearances for Leeds this season, and his career has been transformed by boss Bielsa.

 

The 19-year-old was a midfielder when Bielsa arrived, but has converted into a defender, starring with his forward runs from the right back position.

Most of Shackleton's recent appearances have been as a substitute, but he has done enough to earn a rating boost in FIFA 19's latest squad update.

Shackleton has been boosted from 61 to 62 overall and 78 to 79 in potential, and has received increases in six other areas.

Jamie Shackleton of Leeds United before the Sky Bet Championship match between Rotherham United and Leeds United at the New York Stadium, Rotherham, England, UK, on Saturday 26th January...

Aggression, dribbling, marking, reactions, sprint speed and strength have all been boosted for Shackleton, with his potential even eclipsing that of Izzy Brown.

For Leeds playing Career Mode, Shackleton is becoming even more important as a prospect to develop, and the same can be said in real life as Shackleton thrives under Bielsa.

( L-R ) Joel Asoro of Swansea City against Jamie Shackleton of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and Leeds United at the Liberty Stadium on August 21,...

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