For all of the recent injury problems that Marcelo Bielsa has had to deal with at Leeds in his first season, it’s a credit to the Whites boss as to how well he has coped, with Leeds still in promotion contention.
The Leeds boss was handed a major boost with the imminent return of Izzy Brown and Patrick Bamford to first-team action, as they have built up their match fitness after lengthy injury spells out of the side.
Brown is yet to feature for the promotion contenders after arriving on loan from Chelsea with a long-term knee injury, but he could have a crucial role to play in this Leeds side.
Whilst Bamford hasn’t featured since the end of August, and he certainly faces a tough task to battle Kemar Roofe for the starting spot in attack for Bielsa’s side.
Phil Hay from the Yorkshire Evening Post journalist revealed that the pair are in contention to feature against QPR this weekend.
See the best of how Leeds fans reacted to the news on Twitter below….
— Andrew Burke (@andrewMOT) December 6, 2018
That's a massive boost we needed.
— SAMUEL ???????????????? (@Murray__87) December 6, 2018
be like two new signings #lufc
— DavidK (@DavidKershaw7) December 6, 2018
I reckon one, or both of them will need to be in the back four ????
— The Flying Potato (@thorpnie01) December 6, 2018
Massive boost wonder where Bielsa might play Brown. I know his come to play No10 but he can play out wide interesting options to have.
— Adam Ross (@rossi_on) December 6, 2018
— Natalie Ryan (@natthabrat85) December 6, 2018
Brilliant to get bamford back in contention
— Chris ratcliffe (@ratcliffe_1985) December 6, 2018
— Nick Howe (@NickHow07209652) December 6, 2018
Bamford and Brown back is such a massive boost effectively both new signings #lufc
— Armo ☀️???? (@Jordan_Armo) December 6, 2018
"Bamford and Brown are available now". A ray of hope. Can see Brown putting in quite a shift at right back. #LUFC
— will palmer (@will_palmer) December 6, 2018
Feels like 2 new signings
— ZL (@SupremeJansson) December 6, 2018