Report claims when Leeds United hope to have Berardi and Pennington back

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Leeds United duo Gaetano Berardi and Matthew Pennington suffered injuries against Bolton Wanderers earlier this month.

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to kick off in the Sky Bet Championship League match between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers, at Elland Road Stadium on March 5, 2016 in Leeds,...

Leeds United hope to have defenders Gaetano Berardi and Matthew Pennington back in action next month, according to The Yorkshire Evening Post.

Berardi, who can operate as a right-back or as a left-back, is out of action at the moment with a shoulder problem.

As for Pennington, who joined Leeds on a season-long loan deal from Everton in the summer transfer window and can play as a centre-back or a right-back, is currently on the sidelines with an ankle injury.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United FC controls the ball during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds,...

interestingly, both the 28-year-old and the 22-year-old suffered their respective injuries during Leeds’s game against Bolton Wanderers away from home at the Macron Stadium on the opening weekend of the Championship season earlier this month.

According to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Leeds are hopeful that both Pennington and Berardi will return to contention next month.

Matthew Pennington of Everton celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Premier League match between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on April 1, 2017 in Liverpool, England.

Leeds have done quite well without the duo so far, and there is just one more game for the Whites before the international break.

Winning against Nottingham Forest away from home at the City Ground in the Championship on Saturday evening will not be easy, but if Thomas Christiansen’s side are able to pick up even a point, then the team can head into the international break very happy.

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