This is part of a regular series from our panel of Leeds United Super Fans. Each week, our Super Fans will deliver their verdicts on the biggest talking points and news stories around Elland Road and Thorp Arch.


Leeds United welcome Burnley to Elland Road on Sunday afternoon as the busy Christmas period continues in the Premier League.

The Whites will be looking to avenge the 6-2 thrashing against Manchester United on Sunday against an opponent closer in the table.

Marcelo Bielsa has been questioned this week but has remained resolute as he looks to prove the pundits wrong once again


Once again, the Whites will have to deal with injury problems.

Liam Cooper has been a confirmed absentee for the game, after being forced off at Old Trafford with a fresh abdominal problem.

The good news is that Diego Llorente should be ready to replace him in the back four, making it a like-for-like switch.

Luke Ayling has had to fill in at the heart of defence this month, but he was easily exposed against the Red Devils last week, and he needs to return to his familiar right-back spot.

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We asked our MOT Super Fans how big of a blow losing Cooper is, and the majority have claimed they would like to see Pascal Struijk alongside Llorente.

Bringing in the Dutch colossus could be a masterstroke, with his physicality potentially crucial against the likes of Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes.

Here is what our panel of fans said…

Luke (@LukeParsonsss)

Adam (@rossi_on)

Barry (@jbarrymon)

Simon (@simamuofficial)

James (@JamesTilford1)

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