Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds United side will be full of confidence heading into the festive period after staking a strong claim for promotion to the Premier League this season.
The Whites are currently sat 2nd in the Championship table, and many fans will be dreaming of a return to the top-flight.
One player who has played a crucial role in their promising start to the season is Pablo Hernandez.
The Spaniard has been in excellent form this season, despite being injured for part of this years campaign, but Marcelo Bielsa will be pleased to see the winger back in action, as his form will be vital in their promotion ambitions this year.
He will be looking to build on that impressive start when Leeds host QPR at Elland Road this weekend, with Bielsa suffering from an injury crisis heading into the festive fixtures.
We look at three reasons why he Hernandez can fire Leeds back into the Premier League here….