By MOT Leeds News speaking to Paul Robinson

30th Aug, 2022 | 3:40pm

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Daniel James could be replaced in Jesse Marsch’s starting line-up by Luis Sinisterra as Leeds United prepare to play Everton at Elland Road on Tuesday night, according to Paul Robinson.

Sinisterra, 23, is yet to start a Premier League game since joining the Whites from Feyenoord in July but on his full competitive debut against Barnsley in the Carabao Cup, he managed to score and assist a goal.

James, 24, has endured a tough first year at Elland Road and now finds himself being linked with a move away from the Yorkshire club.

Sun journalist Alan Nixon reported via his Patreon account on Sunday (28 August) that Tottenham have made a loan-to-buy bid for the Wales international.

Robinson feels that Jesse Marsch does show a bias towards James while Patrick Bamford isn’t playing but he wouldn’t be surprised if the only change to the side against Everton on Tuesday night (30 August) is for Sinisterra to replace the ex-Manchester United winger.

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When asked if Sinisterra could start, Robinson told MOT Leeds News: “Possibly but Marsch has tended to stick with James when Bamford’s not fit.

“James is the talk of a lot of transfer speculation at the moment.

It’s reared its head with Tottenham and he’s been quite heavily linked with them.

It’ll be interesting to see what happens with him but Sinisterra could well come in and Marsch will play Rodrigo high up.

That’s one option the manager has got but his formation is pretty set, he wants to play a 4-2-3-1, which has worked for them.

That’s potentially the only change he could make tonight.”

James has scored four goals and supplied five assists in 39 appearances across all competitions since joining Leeds from Man United last summer.

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