Out-of-contract Leeds goalkeeper Joshua Rae named on bench for Huddersfield U19s

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Rae appears to be on trial at Huddersfield Town after his Leeds United deal expired at the end of last month.

General views of Elland Road before the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Aston Villa at Elland Road on December 03, 2016 in Leeds, England.

The out-of-contract Leeds United goalkeeper, Joshua Rae, has been named on the bench for Huddersfield Town's Under-19s game at Ossett United on Tuesday.

Rae trained with Blackburn Rovers earlier in the summer, but re-appeared in Leeds colours for the friendly at Tadcaster Albion last week - where he was again named among the substitutes.

 

That raised questions as to whether the Scottish teenager could remain at Elland Road after all.

But his inclusion in Huddersfield's side this evening suggests he won't be sticking around.

Leeds had goalkeepers Kiko Casilla and Kamil Miazek unavailable against Tadcaster, with both players having travelled with the bulk of Marcelo Bielsa's first team to Australia.

And it is understood that another shot-stopper, Bailey Peacock-Farrell, missed out due to injury.

Leeds United's Bailey Peacock-Farrell during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

That, seemingly, is what prompted Leeds to turn to Rae, along with the released former Sunderland goalkeeper, Max Johnstone, to make up numbers.

Huddersfield have returned to the Championship after two seasons away, and are set renew their rivalry with West Yorkshire rivals, Leeds.

Should Leeds be keeping hold of Rae?

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