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Oliver Jones

Leeds United fans call upon manager Javi Gracia to make big tactical change ahead of Arsenal clash

Leeds United supporters have called upon Whites manager Javi Gracia to make a huge tactical change for today's clash with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

The Whites currently sit 14th in the Premier League table, and will look to climb further up with what would be an improbable away win this weekend.

Their last top-flight outing saw them fire four goals past relegation rivals Wolves in a 4-2 win thanks to chances taken by Jack Harrison, Luke Ayling, Rasmus Kristensen and Rodrigo.

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In four of his five matches as Leeds boss, Gracia has lined up in a 4-2-3-1 formation with the one exception being a 4-3-3 in the 1-0 loss to Chelsea. However, Whites fans have told him he must play a 4-5-1 system against the Gunners on Saturday.

Within the fan's XI, goalkeeper Illan Meslier keeps his place in between the sticks while Liam Cooper is the only change to the back four as he replaces the injured Max Wober alongside Ayling, Robin Koch and Junior Firpo.

Weston McKennie and Marc Roca also retain their places, but McKennie will play as a single defensive midfielder in front of the defence while Roca and Brenden Aaronson push further forward.

Harrison and Patrick Bamford keep their places in the lineup from the 4-2 win over Wolves but Crysencio Summerville will take over from Wilfried Gnonto, who was also injured during the international break.

Whether or not Leeds can finally break their 13-game loss streak against Arsenal this weekend remains to be seen, but fans believe that this is the side that'll have the best chance of doing so.


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