Three reasons Felix Wiedwald must be dropped when Leeds host Reading

According to reports in the Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen has hinted that goalkeeper Felix Weidwald’s spot between the sticks isn’t under threat for the clash against Reading at Elland Road on Saturday.

The Yorkshire outfit signed the German stopper from Werder Bremen during the summer, and he quickly became the first-choice keeper with last season’s number one Rob Green eventually leaving to join Premier League side Huddersfield in August.

Christiansen moved to bring former Whites goalkeeper Andy Lonergan back to the club as cover towards the end of the summer transfer window, but the 33-year-old has played back-up to Wiedwald in the league ever since.

The 27-year-old’s spot had been called into question after Leeds lost three of their last four Championship fixtures and conceded nine goals in the process to drop them down to fifth in the standings, but Christiansen has come out and shown public support for his signing.

However, here are three reasons Wiedwald should be dropped for the visit of the Royals…