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2 Leeds United players with a point to prove as they travel to Manchester United tomorrow

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Leeds United make the trip to Manchester United tomorrow night looking to spring a surprise as they prepare for life without Jesse Marsch.

Leeds parted ways with Marsch after 11 months in charge, with the defeat away at Nottingham Forest on Sunday the final straw for the club.

He leaves Leeds in a position where results going against them this week put them in the bottom three, and in need of an inspired appointment to climb up the table.

The players need to produce more too in order to get the club in a more comfortable position, starting with this huge test against one of the in-form sides of the division.

Here, we look at two players with a big point to prove as the Whites travel to Old Trafford tomorrow night…

Patrick Bamford

Leeds are looking to their focal point to start adding goals to his game after getting off the mark for the season back in January.

Bamford finds himself nine goals behind the stricken Rodrigo, and while his overall play gets more out of Leeds in games, he needs to be adding goals.

It’s a tough match for him to hit that sort of form, but perhaps the shackles being lifted following removal of a system Bamford was happy to criticise on Sunday might be just what he needs.

Ample service and a Bamford with a point to prove could be a handful for the Red Devils defence.

Who should replace Marsch long-term?

Arne Slot

Arne Slot

Andoni Iraola

Andoni Iraola

Marcelo Gallardo

Marcelo Gallardo



Luis Sinisterra

Another player that could really benefit from a shift in approach is marquee summer signing Luis Sinisterra.

A player who made his name before joining Leeds by posing a huge threat from wide positions, has been stifled by being made to play through the middle in incredibly congested positions.

A switch in approach that allows him to hug the touchline could be what gets the best out of him.

Leeds are yet to see a tangible return on their investment in Sinisterra, but the vast majority of Leeds fans can see that he is arguably our most dangerous outlet, and needs unlocking more.

Quiz: Can you remember Leeds United’s last 15 results v Man United ahead of midweek clash?

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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.