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Leeds boss Redfearn confirms Ngoyi is back in full training, outlines plan

Leeds United boss Neil Redfearn has confirmed Granddi Ngoyi made a return to full training on Monday.

Leeds boss Neil Redfearn says midfielder Granddi Ngoyi is back in full training for the club, speaking to BBC Radio Leeds.

The midfielder has not played a single game since arriving on loan from Palermo during the transfer window, after picking up an injury.

There is now good news for Ngoyi, as Leeds United head into the final stretch of the season.

Redfearn explained he is hoping the Frenchman can get some game time before the week is out.

He said: "He trained today with us. He looked OK. Obviously we're mindful of fact he's only just come back.

"If we can get a full week of him training, and he gets no comeback, then he can maybe get half an hour on Friday, which would be a big plus cos it'd be nice to see him in action."

Leeds' developmental side play Nottingham Forest on Friday, ahead of the first team match between the two Championship teams at the weekend.

If Ngoyi comes through an appearance in that match without any problems, then potential dates for senior consideration will come into play.

Leeds visit Fulham next Wednesday in the Championship, but the game away to bottom side Blackpool on March 21st is perhaps a more likely target.

By that time midfielder Rudolph Austin could also have returned from injury, but Ngoyi's availability will be a plus to the side all the same, and enable Neil Redfearn to give his young players a much needed rest by rotating them if he chooses to do so.

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