Having so far focused solely on building their fitness on the training ground, Leeds’ players have a big week ahead with quickfire games to prepare for.
Marcelo Bielsa’s men first take on Guiseley on Tuesday, before then taking on Blackburn, Fleetwood Town and Real Betis before the end of the week.
United’s pre-season programme concludes with a prestige friendly away to Ajax ahead of their Premier League opener with Manchester United on August 14.
Bielsa will use this week’s games as a chance to give as many of his players some minutes as possible, which could see a couple of different lineups fielded at Ewood Park.
This clash with second-tier side Blackburn may also provide Leeds fans with their first chance to see new signing Junior Firpo, signed from Barcelona this month, in action.
Tony Mowbray’s side have already defeated Fylde 1-0 and lost 2-0 to Bradford City during the off-season, and they now have games against Leeds and Bolton Wanderers to come.
Rovers boss Mowbray missed that most recent friendly with Bradford as he is isolating after coming into close contact with someone who tested positive for coronavirus.
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Stand-in boss Mark Venus named a strong lineup, yet goals from Lee Angol and Callum Cooke earned League Two side Bradford the victory.
While the result ultimately does not matter at this stage, the Blue and Whites will be eager to respond to that setback against top-flight opposition in midweek