Leeds fans react on Twitter to Barry Douglas, Ezgjan Alioski and Jamie Shackleton fitness update

Marcelo Bielsa the head coach

Leeds United are in Championship action at Elland Road this weekend and Marcelo Bielsa issued an update on the Whites trio.

Marcelo Bielsa the head coach

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to comments on Marcelo Bielsa's pre-match press conference fitness update regarding three of the Whites playing squad.

The Leeds manager confirmed that left-back Barry Douglas is fit for the Elland Road game with Blackburn after missing out against Sheffield Wednesday and QPR with a knee problem.

However, Ezgjan Alioski is not going to be ready in time, having also missed out against the R's, while Jamie Shackleton is also sidelined against the Lancashire side.

 

The 20-year-old has missed a month with a hamstring problem and also had a quad problem at the weekend against QPR, Bielsa confirming he is out with a "different injury to before".

Here is what some Leeds fans on social media made of Bielsa's fitness update about the Whites trio and trying to make sense of who could line up at the weekend:

Bielsa also stated that Eddie Nketiah is being monitored each week, after the Arsenal loanee picked up an abdominal injury that kept him out of Leeds’ last game against QPR (Leeds Live).

Leeds currently sit third in the table, two points off top, having won eight and drawn four of their 15 league fixtures this season, and they triumphed 2-0 against the R's last time out, Tyler Roberts and Jack Harrison getting the goals for the Elland Road side.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa

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