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.
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.
Discussions going on with Rob Price about Liam Cooper who looks like he's feeling something as Leeds warm up. #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) October 19, 2020
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.
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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