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Gaetano Berardi could be “some way” from return

Gaetano Berardi could be “some way” from return

Leeds United appear to have hit a bump in the road recently when it comes down to recent results.

The Whites are currently suffering a slump in form after successive defeats to Hull City and Nottingham Forest, however, Marcelo Bielsa still finds his side at the top of the Championship table.

The Elland Road outfit have had a number of injuries over the course of the season to deal with as well, which makes their current league standing all the more impressive.


However, it appears that there could be some concerning news for Leeds on the injury front.

Adam Pope has suggested that Gaetano Berardi could be “some way off” from making a return to action.

The Swiss defender has been on the sidelines since the middle of October and the BBC Radio Leeds journalist’s update will be concerning.

The Verdict:

Despite being able to maintain their place at the top of the Championship table, Berardi’s absence will have been felt.

Leeds have had a number of concerns at the back since he has been on the sidelines and they will not be keen to see him spend too much more time on the treatment table.

However, the Swiss defender could be back a little earlier than Pope has suggested, as he was spotted celebrating their late winner against Blackburn Rovers in December.

Leeds fans – thoughts?

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