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Leeds United round-up: James will ‘enjoy’ Elland Road, O’Connor’s struggles and Bamba backing

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Leeds United round-up: James will ‘enjoy’ Elland Road, O’Connor’s struggles and Bamba backing

A selection of the latest news and gossip from Leeds United.

James ready

Swansea City boss Graham Potter has confirmed Daniel James could feature against Leeds United this week.

The Welsh international winger was all set to join Leeds on transfer deadline day and even underwent a medical at Elland Road. However, Swansea pulled the plug late on.

Speaking to the press, including BBC Sport, the Swansea boss confirmed he has ‘no concerns’ about playing him and expects the winger to ‘enjoy’ playing at Elland Road.

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O’Connor struggles

Bradford City boss David Hopkin has confirmed the club are in touch with Leeds United regarding loanee Paudie O’Connor, who has struggled for first-team football since heading to Valley Parade.

 

O’Connor, who spent the first half of the season with Blackpool, has often been left out of the matchday squad as Bradford can only select five loanees.

Hopkin told the Telegraph and Argus that ‘everyone is happy’ with the deal and that O’Connor will get his chance.

Bamba backing

Former Leeds captain Sol Bamba has backed Leeds to ‘definitely’ get promoted to the Premier League this season.

Bamba, who went on to help Cardiff to promotion following his release by Garry Monk, was talking to Sky Sports News (12:56pm, February 11, 2019) when he made his bold declaration.

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