Neil Redfearn confirms Aidy White could return to action for Leeds United after nearly 12 months this weekend

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The left-winger has been out of action since May 2014.

Leeds United aim to end their sump at the weekend when they face Sheffield Wednesday in a Yorkshire derby at Hillsborough.

Leeds have lost their last five games and last weekend were struck by a swathe of late drop-outs from the team to face Charlton Athletic. But it looks like a long term absentee could be in action.

Neil Redfearn told his pre-game press conference today that winger Aidy White may feature on Saturday, in what will be his first appearance since May 2014.

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 the fixture with Derby County on the 3rd May 2014.

But White has been stepping up his recovery in the last few weeks and featured for the under-21s on Monday night.

His return could be a timely boost for Leeds. The team has been crying out for some genuine wide options all season and White certainly offers them that.

With his contract expiring in the summer these last two games of the season could be crucial to White's future at Leeds United.

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