Jesse Marsch has admitted there's a high probability new Leeds United signing Georginio Rutter will start against Accrington Stanley this weekend. The Whites new arrival is yet to feature since making his move to Elland Road earlier this month.
The £35million arrival has impressed Marsch with his tactical knowledge and how quickly the French striker has taken on board the ideas presented to him. The Whites boss has also hinted at some rotation when they travel to Accrington this weekend, hinting that Rodrigo could be in line for a rest, having been one of the standout performers this season.
The Leeds United boss has stressed the importance of a good cup run, but remains wary of the potential banana skin that lays ahead in the shape of the League One outfit. Tyler Adams and Liam Cooper will face late fitness tests to see whether feature against Accrington.
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However, Stuart Dallas, Adam Forshaw, Crysencio Summerville and Archie Gray are all still out injured. Dutch youth international, Summerville, looks set to return next weekend.
When asked if there was an opportunity for Rutter to start at Accrington, Marsch said: "First, I think Georginio has looked really good in training. I think there's a high probability we start with him and I think he's impressed in training.
"He's an intelligent guy and like I said before, by being in Germany, he understands a lot of the principles that we use, so I'm excited to get him going for sure."
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