By Will Butcher

New signing Liam Bridcutt has been named in the Leeds team for Saturday lunchtime’s mouthwatering showdown against Sheffield Wednesday.

The midfield enforcer, who signed from Sunderland in midweek, is one of four changes made by manager Garry Monk following Tuesday’s dramatic 1-1 draw against Fulham.

The 27-year-old, who spent last season on-loan with the Whites, partners youngster Ronaldo Vieira in central midfield as the midweek combination of Kalvin Phillips and Pablo Hernandez drop to the bench.

Stuart Dallas and Kemar Roofe are also omitted from the team as Monk overhauls his entire midfield, with Hadi Sacko and Alex Mowatt returning to the starting XI.

Leeds once again field attacking duo Marcus Antonsson and Chris Wood, and stick with the same back four in midweek.

There’s no starting spot for captain Sol Bamba or new signing Pontus Jansson, who completed a loan move from Torino on Thursday.

Leeds can propel themselves to the top-half of the Championship table with a win, as former Swansea boss Monk looks to secure his first win as pressure mounts on his Elland Road stay.

Cash-rich Sheffield Wednesday have struggled after their opening day victory against Aston Villa. They were the victims of Cambridge United’s EFL Cup giant-killing, before losing to newly promoted Burnley on Tuesday.

In other Leeds team news, this young midfielder has put pen to paper after agreeing a deal with Leeds.