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Leeds United: Fans pleased after Marcelo Bielsa’s injury update on Kiko Casilla

Leeds United: Fans pleased after Marcelo Bielsa’s injury update on Kiko Casilla - Leeds United

Many Leeds United fans are pleased after Marcelo Bielsa gave an injury update on one of his first team regulars ahead of tonight’s clash against Middlesbrough.

In his pre-match press conference, the Argentine revealed that Kiko Casilla has a problem with his hand and an appearance at the Riverside Stadium is dependent on how much pain he feels (via LUFC). The Spaniard has been in poor form in recent weeks and has been directly at fault for goals conceded against Wigan Athletic and Nottingham Forest.

One fan called it ‘great news’.

However, despite the question marks over the former Real Madrid ‘keeper, he has been an ever-present under the former Marseille coach, having featured in every single Championship game so far this season (via Transfermarkt). The head coach’s comments about Casilla’s fitness has sparked interest from supporters, who called for the Ligue 2 loanee Illan Meslier to be given an opportunity. Here are a selection of tweets:

Leeds fans, do you think tomorrow’s fixture is the perfect time for Meslier to make his debut? Join the discussion below!


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