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Premier League: Dan James 50/1 To Score Twice


Daniel James has hardly been prolific for Leeds United since arriving from arch-rivals Manchester United during the summer.

But the Wales forward has found the net three times in his last five Premier League appearances for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.

As he prepares to face his former club in Sunday’s crunch showdown at Elland Road, James is 7/2 with Betfair to be an anytime goalscorer against the Red Devils.

You can get 10/1 with bet365 for James to be the game’s first goalscorer and how the Welshmen would love to find the net against his former club.

Team-mate Jack Harrison is available at 13/1 with Paddy Power to open the scoring, while Manchester United’s England international Jadon Sancho is a decent price at 10/1 with bet365 to be the game’s first goalscorer.

 @LUFC host Manchester United in the @premierleague this weekend!

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Harrison, meanwhile, recently scored a hat-trick in Leeds’ thrilling 3-2 win at West Ham United.

Therefore there is certainly value in having a little punt on the former Manchester City winger scoring two or more goals against United this weekend, at 50/1 with Paddy Power.

It should be a close game between a Leeds side who need to bounce back from last week’s 3-0 surrender at Everton and a United team who have flattered to deceive under Ralf Rangnick.

“I know it’s a massive rivalry between the teams,” Red Devils goalkeeper David De Gea said.

“It’s going to be a tough game, especially away against Leeds: good team, difficult team, different team.

“But we have to win this game as well to be in the top four and hopefully we can go there and win.”

A score draw also looks tempting at 7/2 with bet365.