Potential Leeds XI: Tyler Roberts and Eddie Nketiah start

Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Preston North End and Leeds United at Deepdale on October 22, 2019 in...

Leeds United visit Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

Leeds United's Tyler Roberts celebrates scoring his side's second goal

He has to now, doesn't he? Marcelo Bielsa has to drop Patrick Bamford for Eddie Nketiah in Leeds United's trip to Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

Nketiah sent his head coach a very big and clear message on Tuesday by coming off the bench to head home the equaliser that earned Bielsa's side a point away to Preston North End.

As for Bamford, well the £10 million striker [BBC Sport] is now two months without a goal for Leeds and there's just no way that the Argentine can continue to ignore his on-loan Arsenal star, who also scored a hat-trick for England Under-21s last week, before revealing he was unhappy with being a bit-part player.


Bielsa isn't one to be backed into a corner, but if a change makes sense and benefits the promotion-chasing Whites then surely he'll start the 20-year-old who, bizarrely, hasn't made his full Championship debut as of yet.

Elsewhere, the Leeds boss might well consider giving Tyler Roberts a first start since April.

Roberts, a £4 million signing in January of 2018 [Daily Mail], has spent most of this season on the sidelines through injury so far, but he has looked very lively off the bench in recent weeks and the Wales international may fancy his chances of starting in at number 10 for Saturday's Yorkshire derby, if Pablo Hernandez remains injured.

Here is how HITC Sport reckon Leeds could line up at Hillsborough.

Potential Leeds XI

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