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2 Leeds United players Javi Gracia is surely considering axing ahead of Wolves trip 

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Leeds United take on Wolves in a vital relegation clash this weekend with both sides knowing a win could go a long way to securing their survival.

Javi Gracia is three Premier League games into his tenure at Elland Road, where he he has picked up a solid four points from games against Southampton, Chelsea, and Brighton.

While they have improved on their previous winless run, the club still find themselves in the bottom three, slipping to 19th in the table as others won last time out.

Up next is a trip to Wolves, a fixture that massively contributed to Leeds’ survival at a similar stage last season when the Whites came from 2-0 down to win 3-2.

Here, we look at two players that Gracia must be considering dropping against Wolves this weekend…

Has Brenden Aaronson done enough to stay in the side?

Ever since the World Cup, Brenden Aaronson hasn’t been able to capture the same form that he demonstrated before it.

While he’s pressing just as well and his movement is just as sharp, getting into great positions on the counter and when Leeds are attacking, he’s not making any of it count.

It’s been a case of two things usually happening in these positions – either the wrong decision is made after too long on the ball, or he is too easily pushed off of the ball and giving it away.

Should Gracia be keen to switch to a 4-4-2 setup with two up front, he might be the first to make way for Rodrigo or Georginio Rutter.

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Should Crysencio Summerville be dropped?

The right channel for Leeds had a tough afternoon against Brighton, with Kaoru Mitoma the danger man for the Seagulls, as Luke Ayling toiled – often outnumbered.

Crysencio Summerville was in front of him, but largely ineffective in and out of possession as he struggled to make an impact.

Against Wolves, you would back him to have more joy than against Brighton, but Leeds are in a game here where they must not lose first and foremost.

That means we can’t afford passengers out of possession, which Summerville has been caught doing recently, switching off when Leeds lose the ball.

We have Luis Sinisterra back and available now, while Rutter and Willy Gnonto are more than capable of starting on the right if needed.

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Leeds United season ticket holder since 2013/14, currently situated in the middle of the FA5 noise. From Pablo Hernandez to 5-1 drubbings, I've seen it all at Elland Road.

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