Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has confirmed that striker Patrick Bamford could miss their upcoming Championship fixture against Queens Park Rangers (via @Phil_Hay).
The Argentine told reporters at his pre-match press conference that the former Norwich City and Middlesbrough man is struggling with an ankle injury.
Bamford has been a regular for the West Yorkshire outfit this season, starting all 14 of their Championship matches to date (via TransferMarkt).
However, he has been struggling in front of goal recently and hasn’t managed to find the back of the net in any of his last nine appearances (via WhoScored).
Therefore, many fans aren’t too upset that Bamford may miss the QPR game with injury, and are instead excited that Nketiah may finally be given the opportunity to play from the beginning.
Here is what some have been saying on Twitter…
When bamford has an injury pic.twitter.com/nDqSIJ9zns
— Bradley Cohen (@_bradleycohen1) October 31, 2019
Massive chance for our Eds
— FrankieLUFC (@dfgase4gd4eg) October 31, 2019
Feel for paddy, he needs more luck. Time is right for eddie to start if PB is injured.
— Michael – transport and infrastructure (@MichaelGillar20) October 31, 2019
— sam (@samelsworth) October 31, 2019
Let’s hope Eddie gets his chance and takes it!
— James (@loiner46) October 31, 2019
📞 Quick, somebody call @EddieNketiah9
— Austin (@AustinLDN86) October 31, 2019
— Craig Regan (@Ruddy_Regan) October 31, 2019
Leeds fans, are you excited by the prospect of Eddie Nketiah replacing Patrick Bamford in the starting line-up against QPR? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below…Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!