Steve Evans comments on Mustapha Carayol's return from international duty

Mustapha Carayol will arrive back with the Leeds United squad on Friday morning.

Leeds United manager Steve Evans has told LUTV that he is waiting for winger Mustapha Carayol to return from international duty with Gambia.

Carayol, 27, had made his debut for Gambia in 2015, and opened his account for his home country during the international break, scoring a superb goal against Mauritania on Friday.

The winger, currently on loan at Elland Road from Middlesbrough, also played for Gambia against Mauritania on Tuesday, with the game ending in a 0-0 draw.

This weekend, domestic action resumes and Leeds travel to face Yorkshire rivals Rotherham United, but there are questions over whether Carayol will take part.

Today, manager Steve Evans - who re-signed Carayol in January having worked with him at Crawley Town - spoke to LUTV about his side's team news ahead of the trip to his former club Rotherham, and tackled the situation surrounding Carayol's participation.

Evans admitted that Carayol is the only player Leeds are waiting on as the international break ends, with the pacey wide man expected back in the Leeds setup on Friday morning.

Evans also added that he has been told that Carayol is in good shape, but after such a long trip back from Africa, it wouldn't be a surprise if he is only be on the bench against Rotherham this weekend.

"The players have been away and have all reported back in good shape," said Evans. "We're only waiting for Mustapha Carayol because of the long flight and the scheduling of it. He'll be with us in the morning, but he's in good shape as well, they tell us," he added.

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