Leeds United have failed to win a single game in the absence of Samuel Saiz.
The forward picked up a six-match suspension for a spitting incident at the end of the humiliating 2-1 FA Cup Third Round defeat at the hands of League Two outfit Newport County and Leeds, now managed by Paul Heckingbottom, have only picked up one league point in that time.
He still has one match of that ban to serve and Heckingbottom will hope to secure his first win, despite that absence, as he looks to get his Elland Road reign when they host high-flying Bristol City on Sunday.
Given how poorly Leeds have coped without the talismanic Saiz, we have taken a look at what Leeds United should do if he departs the club in the summer on a permanent basis.
Here are three signings that Heckingbottom needs to consider if he loses one of his top man in Saiz in the summer…
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