A lot of Leeds United fans are furious with Barry Douglas after Marcelo Bielsa revealed that the Scottish international would not be available for the Whites’ trip to QPR on Saturday.
Douglas started the last match with Sheffield Wednesday but struggled to deal with the pace of Jacob Murphy and was replaced by Ezgjan Alioski – who did even worse.
Should Leeds persist with Douglas?
Yes, he can still come good
No, get rid
However, this latest injury has infuriated many Whites fans who want the club to get rid of Douglas.
Injury latest for QPR – Douglas has an injury to his side. Dallas (calf) is okay. #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHay_) January 16, 2020
Has Douglas ever played more than 3 or 4 games in a row? full time Instagram model is all he is, he doesn’t fancy it.
— gary carroll (@gazzii88) January 16, 2020
Made of biscuit
— Benj (@BenjiDixon17) January 16, 2020
Him, Forshaw and Roberts are made of chalk… stealing a wage. ?
— Paul (@GravPa) January 16, 2020
I’ve had both hips and knees replaced and would have more chance of playing than douglas
— Stephen Fitzpatrick (@stephenfitzpa15) January 16, 2020
Douglas is a joke. What a waste of money.
— Super Wain (@SuperWain) January 16, 2020
why am i surprised, he’s made of glass
— elliot (@Elliot_JonJones) January 16, 2020
Made of glass. Time to bin.
— Steve Jones (@sjlufc) January 16, 2020
What do we think?
Douglas, who is valued at £3.15m by Transfermarkt, has made 11 appearances this season and has struggled with his fitness.
This has meant that Alioski and Stuart Dallas have had to fill at left-back or left-wing-back, and though this has worked in some matches, recently, Alioski’s poor defensive positioning has become an issue.
Douglas played a massive role in Wolverhampton Wanderers’ promotion to the Premier League two years ago – as he grabbed an incredible 15 assists.
However, since he has moved to Elland Road, he has struggled to hit those heights, and this latest injury just causes more disruption.