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Millwall manager Neil Harris has admitted that the support on offer for the Lions at the Den has helped to create a buzz around the camp ahead of their clash against Leeds United on Saturday.

Harris’ men will face Marcelo Bielsa’s unbeaten Whites when the Championship returns to action after the international break on Saturday.

The two teams have endured contrasting fortunes so far this season, but history suggests that form hardly ever matters during monumental fixtures between the two sides.

Leeds were on the back of a similar good run of form when they visited the Den last season in September, but it was the Lions who emerged victorious on the occasion, with the help of a fierce atmosphere at home.

Harris, who knows about the atmosphere generated by the fans at the Den, admitted that the players are looking forward to playing their rivals with the backing of such an intimidating atmosphere.

“You can feel the buzz around the training ground”, Harris told the club’s official website.

“The game was sold out early in the week, and it shows that the fans believe in the players and love what they’ve seen over the last three-and-a-half years, and they want that to continue.

“Some of the atmospheres we’ve had over the last few years are great occasions, and I want my players to play in that all the time.

“Middlesbrough, Derby, Swansea, Leeds at the weekend, then Aston Villa and Sheffield United, what an awesomely tough start at The Den.

“But that’s why

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