Photo by Sebastian Frej/MB Media/Getty Images

Leeds fans want Crysencio Summerville to start against Liverpool

A number of Leeds United fans have taken to Twitter to react to the news that Crysencio Summerville was left out of the Whites’ last under-23 game – ahead of Sunday’s clash with Liverpool.

Both Leeds and Liverpool find themselves in bizarre positions right now amid the confusion surrounding their Brazilian players.

Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images,

The Reds would need to make more changes. But Leeds would lose their best attacking player if Raphinha was banned from facing the Reds.

It leaves Marcelo Bielsa in a tricky position. For many, the obvious option would be to pick deadline day signing Dan James.

What-If EVERY Premier League Team Was A Country

But if anyone is brave enough to leave a £25 million addition out of a game against Liverpool, it is surely Bielsa.

James has probably not even trained with his new teammates yet. He signed at the start of the international break. And he has been away with Wales since.

It could well be that James gets the nod. He is hardly rusty having featured for Manchester United and his country this season.

Photo by George Wood/Getty Images

But some believe that the chance should actually go to Summerville – with some picking up on his absence from their Premier League Cup clash on Wednesday.

Admittedly, Mark Jackson did not name the strongest side. But if Summerville was available, he would have surely been in contention to feature.

For many, it is a sign that he will be in the squad this weekend. And plenty are hoping that the 19-year-old starts ahead of James against the Reds.

‘Would love to see it’: Leeds fans back Summerville to start against Liverpool

It would be a huge call to hand Summerville a debut ahead of James. But some clearly think it could well happen against Liverpool.

With that in mind, here is what some of the fans made of Summerville’s omission on Wednesday, as well as his chances of starting on Sunday…

Have something to tell us about this article?
Let us know

You may also like…