Leeds United's Vurnon Anita has been forced to train away from the first-team with the club keen to offload him. However, the player is at risk of remaining at Elland Road beyond the transfer deadline due to a lack of interest.
Anita has struggled to make an impact at Leeds following his move from Newcastle United in July 2017. The midfielder has been used sporadically as a full back, but has seen himself overlooked altogether under Marcelo Bielsa. As a result, he spent the 2018/19 season at Dutch side Willem II.
The 30-year-old has fallen even further down the pecking order this season, having been unable to make the matchday squad for any of the club's six matches this season. Football Insider have now reported that Anita has been frozen out of the set-up and has been made to train away from the first-team squad.
The Peacocks were hoping he would be heading out of the exit door during the summer, but this has proven challenging. The former Newcastle man was linked with a move to
Having yet to make an appearance this season, it seems clear that Bielsa is not keen to utilise his services. However, it now also appears as though the Argentine doesn't even want the outcast training around the first-team.