With a conflict towards fellow Premier League new boys Fulham on Friday night time, Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has received some very huge calls to make over his workforce choice.
The Argentine made the choice to carry Gjanni Alioski again into the beginning line-up towards Chelsea after bringing him on instead at half-time within the 2-0 defeat to West Ham the sport prior.
However, the 29-year-old delivered a largely forgettable show towards Thomas Tuchel’s facet, together with his 6.6 match score as per Sofascore being the bottom of any Leeds starter, so he let his supervisor down, after he’d introduced him again into the facet.
Ought to Alioski be dropped vs Fulham?
He was dribbled previous 3 times on the day, with solely Stuart Dallas being bypassed extra by a Chelsea participant. Alioski additionally struggled to maintain maintain of the ball, shedding possession on 16 events, with solely two different Leeds teammates conceding extra.
Talking on BBC Radio Leeds, former Whites striker Noel Whelan slammed Alioski for his efficiency at Elland Highway, saying: “Leeds want a pure full-back there that you realize can cowl most bases, undoubtedly defensively as a result of as a lot as he offers every little thing, he’s a legal responsibility. He’s not the most effective of defenders.
“I feel that’s why you would see so much taking place that left-hand facet, actually focusing on Alioski and also you noticed that frailty there at occasions.”
With Fulham simply starting to point out indicators of life in latest weeks – they beat champions Liverpool at Anfield earlier this month – Leeds might want to guarantee they’re defensively sound once they make the journey to face the Cottagers.
It’s precisely why the £55k-a-week incomes Alioski ought to be dropped from the facet to face Fulham on Friday night time.
In the meantime, Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa ought to urge a transfer for this Premier League star…