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Paul Robinson predicts Luis Sinisterra to be even better for Leeds United when he comes back from international duty with Colombia this week.
Sinisterra, 23, scored his first goal for Colombia in a 4-1 win over Guatemala on Sunday (26 September).
He came off the bench at half-time and scored a thunderous strike 12 minutes later.
Colombian newspapers were big fans of Sinisterra’s performance with El Universal hailing his “beautiful goal” and adding that the Leeds ace is “a great alternative in the attack of the Tricolor”.
Sinisterra’s been in superb form since arriving at Leeds in the summer, scoring three goals in his last four appearances in both the Premier League and Carabao Cup.
And with his goal on international duty, Robinson expects the ex-Feyenoord winger to play even better for the Whites once he’s back on these shores.
“There were always going to be big shoes to fill with Raphinha but I think the way he’s started for club and country this year has been excellent,” Robinson told MOT Leeds News.
“The way Leeds played against Chelsea was the biggest nod in Jesse Marsch’s favour with the way they approached the game.
“Sinisterra’s fitting into the style and the way of playing and his goals at international level are going to give him the confidence to come back to be even better.”
Sinisterra is unlikely to be available against Aston Villa this weekend.
Yorkshire Evening Post journalist Joe Donnohue has reported that a 10-hour flight back to Leeds leaves Sinisterra with around 48 hours to prepare for the game.
In other Leeds United news, the Whites are increasingly likely to sign this attacker on a free transfer in 2023.