Leeds United captain Liam Cooper passed a late fitness test to be named in the starting XI against Wolves on Monday.

The Whites defender came back from international duty early with a groin problem but passed the test despite minimal training.

Robin Koch was named alongside the Scotsman after getting through his time with Germany without any problems.

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Phil Hay reported on his personal Twitter account that Cooper didn’t look comfortable in the warm-ups, and was being analysed.

Rob Price was said to be in discussions with the skipper, with Pascal Struijk being put through an intense warm-up just in case.

With Struijk warming up more intensely, it is likely that he will come into the starting side despite Cooper’s importance.

The skipper could likely be dropped as a precaution for the game against Aston Villa on Friday evening.

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Marcelo Bielsa isn’t afraid to use Struijk and did exactly the same against Liverpool in the opening weekend 4-3 defeat.

After a frantic opening 20 minutes, the Dutch youngster settled down and was superb alongside new signing Koch – he has to be prepared once again.

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