Marcelo Bielsa hints Jordan Stevens could get Leeds United recall

Marcelo Bielsa the head coach

Leeds United midfielder Jordan Stevens has not featured for Marcelo Bielsa's side since January.

Marcelo Bielsa manager of Leeds United arrives prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brentford at Elland Road on August 21, 2019 in Leeds, England.

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has suggested to Leeds Live that he he could give Jordan Stevens just his second ever appearance for the Whites soon.

Stevens made his Leeds debut way back in January, as he came on as a substitute against Stoke City.

The central midfielder has not been seen in Leeds line-up since.

But with Leeds having the prospect of facing Stoke twice in four days, it seems that Bielsa may well make changes.

Leeds are expected to name a full strength line-up tomorrow against Stoke, as they look to continue their fast start in the Championship.

 

But the Whites may well make alterations to their line-up when they take on the Potters in the Carabao Cup, with Jack Clarke another who could come into Bielsa’s thinking.

“We have a lot of matches in the month of August. Very probably the next game on Tuesday a lot of players who didn’t play before will be in the squad,” Bielsa said.

“In this moment I am focusing three wingers. They are putting in good performances, but Clarke will be in or be a substitute of one of them.

“Jordan Stevens is another option.”

Leeds Inited manager Marcelo Bielsa speaks to Jordan Stevens during the match between the Western Sydney Wanderers and Leeds United at Bankwest Stadium on July 20, 2019 in Sydney,...

If Stevens does come into Leeds line-up it will be a huge boost to the 19-year-old, who has shown plenty of promise at development squad level.

Steven was also part of Leeds’ pre-season tour squad, and went to Australia with the first-team over the summer.

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