Leeds United sent a number of their fringe players on loan over the summer as Marcelo Bielsa looked to reduce the squad.
The likes of Jay-Roy Grot, Laurens De Bock, Caleb Ekuban and Vurnon Anita are amongst the group of players playing their football away from Elland Road this season.
Yosuke Ideguchi is another that went abroad to play his football, however, he recently suffered an injury that will force him out on the sidelines for a significant period of time.
And things do not appear to be getting any better for the Japan international, as his future at Leeds appears to be unlikely.
Phil Hay took to Twitter to reply to a comment one of his followers said about the midfielder and eluded to the suggestion that it would be difficult for him to have a chance at Leeds.
the language barrier is a big issue. Hard to see him making it at Leeds now, tbh.
— Phil Hay (@PhilHayYEP) October 16, 2018
The Yorkshire Evening Post journalist felt that he would find it hard for Ideguchi to make it at the Whites.
Ideguchi’s time at Leeds could not have gone any worse for him, especially after his latest injury setback.
The Japanese midfielder came to the club with some expectation, however, he has never had an opportunity to impress in front of the Elland Road outfit, as he went straight out on loan.
Now, things look even more bleak for the player, as having to spend more times on the sidelines will mean he will have fewer chances to make an impact and save his Leeds career.
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