Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn gives disappointing injury update on Aidan White

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The winger fractured his foot in August but has not played since.

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn gave his press conference today and gave up some injury news in the process, with good and bad progress for two of the club’s midfield operators.

Firstly there was positive news for the midfielder Lewis Cook. He came off against Huddersfield Town with a slight knee problem but the Leeds boss says Cook will be back for the game with Brentford on Saturday.

However on top of that there was more bad news on the matter of Aidan White. The winger has not played for Leeds since May 2014, so has been injured for the entire season.

But Redfearn has revealed that he is not on the verge of any imminent return to first-team action with Leeds.

In August he suffered a fractured foot and the Yorkshire Evening Post reported that he would be out for just eight weeks. But he has had double surgery on the problem and not played since that incident.

White would offer some help to the club’s current wide problems but it would seem he is not set for any return to action in the near future. With his contract also set to expire in the summer, White may not have much left to offer the club if his injury does not recover soon and who knows? He may have played his final game for the club.

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