Leeds United could be set to welcome back three players for their meeting with West Ham.
West Ham vs Leeds
Leeds are set to take on West Ham for the second time in the space of a week this weekend.
The Whites faced off with the Hammers in an FA Cup 3rd round tie last weekend. West Ham came out on top on that occasion, winning 2-0.
And the clubs are now set to do battle at the London Stadium on Sunday at 2 pm UK time.
Much like last time out, a win for West Ham looks pretty likely. The Londoners are currently 4th in the Premier League table, having won their last three league outings.
Leeds, on the other hand, are languishing down in 16th place in the English top-flight.
Marcelo Bielsa’s men did pick up a win in their last league outing, but that came against a very poor Burnley side.
So, if Leeds are to get a win on Sunday, they will likely need all of the help that they can get.
Leeds trio back for West Ham?
And now, it appears as though the Yorkshire outfit could be set for a triple boost before facing West Ham. Patrick Bamford was Leeds’ top scorer last term, but has featured in just seven ties this season due to injury.
However, speaking on Friday, Marcelo Bielsa suggested that Bamford, along with Rodrigo and Pascal Struijk, could be options to return on Sunday:
“He [Bamford] hasn’t had a set-back, he’s still evolving. His recovery still hasn’t been finalised.”
“It’s probable that Pascal, Rodrigo and Bamford are options to return.”
Quotes via the Yorkshire Evening Post.
This article was edited by Conor Laird.
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