Raphinha could start for Leeds against West Ham today.
That’s after the Brazilian was ruled as doubtful for today’s clash at Elland Road (Leeds Live).
Marcelo Bielsa is already without a plethora of key players for Leeds’ clash with West Ham this afternoon.
Hammers boss David Moyes will really fancy his side’s chances of getting a positive result against the Whites today.
One of the players who was rated as doubtful for the game at Elland Road was star man Raphinha.
Raphinha could start for Leeds against West Ham today
That’s according to respected Leeds journalist Phil Hay.
He told the Athletic:
“He wasn’t ruled out as of Thursday so he must have had a chance. If he’s fit I’d expect him to start because he’s one of Bielsa’s most influential players on form.”
Having Raphinha available for selection would be a truly massive boost for Leeds ahead of the game this afternoon.
The Whites desperately need a win against West Ham and having the Brazilian in the side will certainly help them do just that.
Raphinha at his best:
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One thing’s for sure…the West Ham players will certainly be a lot more confident of wining the game if the silky Brazilian isn’t selected by Marcelo Bielsa in the starting XI.