Leeds Super Fans want Joe Gelhardt debut v Fulham
This is part of a regular series from our panel of Leeds United Super Fans. Each week, Super Fans from our Leeds Insider Facebook page will deliver their verdicts on the biggest talking points and news stories around Elland Road…
Leeds United fans were left stunned by Joe Gelhardt on Sunday afternoon as the young Whites smashed Liverpool.
The young striker scored two wonder goals in Kirkby, one from the halfway line, and also delivered an assist for Amari Miller.
Marcelo Bielsa will have been watching closely ahead of the Carabao Cup clash against Fulham tomorrow evening.
With numerous injury problems at Elland Road, El Loco could be forced into many changes at Craven Cottage.
The under-23s could have been auditioning for starting roles yesterday, and no one stood up more than Gelhardt.
There are no excuses at this moment in time for Gelhardt not to be involved, and he simply has to start in London.
If Bielsa was watching those two wonder strikes yesterday, he has no choice but to throw him in for his debut, this is the perfect chance.
Patrick Bamford picked up a knock at Newcastle, and Rodrigo played 90 minutes, likely opening the door for Gelhardt and Tyler Roberts.
We asked our esteemed panel of Super Fans over on Facebook if they would start Gelhardt tomorrow evening, and the response was overwhelming.
All of them called for the young striker to start, with one even suggesting that he looks like a young Wayne Rooney.
Here’s what they said below…
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