Leeds fans want 2020 signing handed debut vs Wolves
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Leeds fans want 2020 signing handed debut vs Wolves

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to suggest that Cody Drameh should be handed a Premier League debut this weekend when the Whites host Wolves at Elland Road.

Marcelo Bielsa’s side are looking to bounce back from their worst performance of the season last weekend. They were beaten 1-0 at Southampton on a day where Leeds looked well short of their best.

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The problem the Whites face is that their injury problems are continuing. Bielsa confirmed on Thursday that Kalvin Phillips is not yet ready to return.

Meanwhile, Luke Ayling, Junior Firpo, Robin Koch and Patrick Bamford will all miss out.

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Without Phillips and Ayling, Leeds face a difficult decision. Pascal Struijk seems the most likely option to take on the Phillips role, with Jamie Shackleton continuing at right-back.

Shackleton was arguably Leeds’ best player on the south coast. So it would be no surprise if Bielsa kept the academy graduate in that role.

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But some fans have suggested that Shackleton would be more use in midfield. And with that, they have implored Bielsa to hand Cody Drameh his Leeds debut.

Drameh arrived from Fulham last summer. And he has since been one of the best players for the under-23s. In fact, it is probably a surprise to many that he has not yet made his senior debut.

It would be a gamble to throw him in. But Leeds have struggled whenever Phillips has been unavailable. So using Shackleton in that role makes a lot of sense to many.

‘Deserves a shot’: Leeds fans want Drameh to start Premier League clash vs Wolves

And if he moved forward, Drameh being promoted would be an exciting play from Bielsa.

With that in mind, here is what some of the Leeds fans were saying about Drameh following Bielsa’s injury update…

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