Last night, as Leeds secured a 1-0 win away at the KCOM Stadium, the fans were left worried as Phil Hay of the Yorkshire Evening Post took to Twitter with some very grave news. During the win, Barry Douglas suffered a muscular injury and whilst the club don’t know how serious it is, it’s never going to be good news when you lose one of your star players.
Barry Douglas has a "muscular problem. We don't know how serious it is." #lufc
— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) October 2, 2018
Barry Douglas is looking like being one of the signings of the season so far. The Scottish wizard cost Marcelo Bielsa just £3 million from Wolves after he scored five goals and registered 14 assists for Wolves last season as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side cantered towards promotion. This season, Bielsa will be hoping the Scotsman can mirror that at Elland Road and it’s fair to say he’s started well as he already has three assists to his name.
The 29-year-old has been one of the key players in Bielsa’s side so far and everyone associated with Leeds United will be hoping that the left-back’s injury isn’t a severe one and that he’s only out for a week or so. At the moment, Bielsa is having to deal with the fact that both Kemar Roofe and Pablo Hernandez are both out with muscle injuries and if the Whites lose any more first-team players they could be in real trouble soon.
You can read The Whites’ verdict on Douglas’ injury here:
He walked over with the rest of the players at the end. If it was bad you’d think he’d have stayed back. Walking on it could be a good sign.
— Always Leeds United (@AlwaysLeedsUnit) October 2, 2018
Out until April no doubt then
— Sean Sturman (@SaintSturman) October 2, 2018
Have a nice Christmas Barry lad
— Wayne Gardiner (@mrwayneg) October 2, 2018
2-3 weeks, so he should be back available for the 30th game of the season
— Craig Bishop (@waccoecoup90) 2 October 2018
Could be a couple of weeks with our medical team 6 months min
— John Evans (@evans1951) October 2, 2018
That ain’t good news given the other injuries we have
— Graham Bloor (@graham_bloor) 2 October 2018
— ZL (@SupremeJansson) October 2, 2018
The Leeds fans will be desperate to see Douglas back as soon as possible and will hope his injury is nothing more than a light muscle strain.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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