Leeds United will look to keep the pace with the top six when they host Norwich City at Elland Road on Saturday, and Whites fans are expecting manager Thomas Christiansen to recall Pablo Hernandez to the starting line-up.
The Yorkshire outfit come into the clash against the Canaries in seventh position, but they are four points behind sixth-place Sheffield United.
However, Christiansen’s men are in good form having taken seven points from the last nine available, and Hernandez missed the 3-1 win against Queens Park Rangers last weekend after picking up a knock in the 1-1 draw with Aston Villa previously.
Even though Pawel Cibicki impressed in his absence Leeds supporters believe that the Spaniard, who has scored two goals and provided a further four assists in the Championship this term, will start on Saturday if he is deemed to be fully fit.
While one said “I reckon he’ll fling Hernandez straight back in now he’s fit”, another said “he needs to start”.
Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction…
Wouldn’t mind Cibicki getting a start today but reckon he’ll fling Hernandez straight back in now he’s fit #LUFC
— Ashley Johnson (@AshJohnson20) December 16, 2017
Ayling Jansson Cooper Berardi
Alioski Saiz Hernandez
— Mighty Whites Pod (@mightywhitespod) December 16, 2017
— Ryan (@LeedsUtdRyan) December 16, 2017
Needs to start against Norwich !!!
— L33D5 UN1T3D (@LeeTate764) December 15, 2017
TC said yesterday PML is still out. Also, get the feeling that if Hernandez is fully fit he'll start, the way TC was talking about him made me think so.
— 🙂 (@Max_LUFC) December 16, 2017
Wiedwald Ayling Jansson Cooper Berardi Phillips Vieira Alioski Saiz Hernandez Roofe
Lonergan Pennington Shaughnessy Anita O'Kane Cibicki Grot
Reckon that'll the 18.
Come on Leeds 3 points badly needed MOT
— Stephen Barry (@StephenBarry20) December 16, 2017
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