How Leeds should line up against Newport County

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Thomas Christiansen is likely to give a number of fringe stars the chance to shine in a Leeds shirt as the Whites play host to League Two side Newport County on Tuesday night.

Leeds come into the match after beating Sunderland on Saturday afternoon by two goals to nil, and will be full of confidence after dispatching Port Vale 4-1 in the previous round of Carabao Cup.

However, they are likely to be without playmaker Pablo Hernandez who is a doubt with a hip injury, while striker Caleb Ekuban is expected to miss the clash after suffering a foot injury against Simon Grayson’s Black Cats.

It means that Christiansen is set to field a side filled with stars currently on the fringes at Elland Road, in order to give a number of senior players a rest ahead of Saturday’s clash away at Nottingham Forest.

This Is FutbolĀ selects the best possible Leeds starting line up with Saturday’s match in mind, including how Christiansen will choose a 24-year-old attacker to lead the line in seven changes made:

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