Thomas Christiansen’s response when asked about Lewie Coyle recall

A general view of Elland Road Stadium prior to the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Brighton & Hove Albion at Elland Road on October 17, 2015 in Leeds, England.

Lewie Coyle joined Fleetwood Town on loan from Leeds United in the summer of 2017.

Fleetwood Town's English defender Lewie Coyle (L) vies with Leicester City's English midfielder Demarai Gray during the English FA Cup third round football match between Fleetwood Town and...

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen has told Leeds Live that he has not yet discussed the prospect of recalling Lewie Coyle from his loan spell at Fleetwood Town.

The West Yorkshire outfit will be without Luke Ayling for the rest of the season due to a serious ankle injury.

Gaetano Berardi will probably now feature as a right-back, but the Championship club could do with another body in that department.

Lewie Coyle of Leeds United FC during The Emirates FA Cup Third Round match between Leeds United and Rotherham United at Elland Road on January 9, 2016 in Leeds, England.

Coyle is a talented and promising young right-back, but the 22-year-old is on loan at Fleetwood at the moment.

The youngster joined Uwe Rosler’s League One outfit on a season-long loan deal in the summer of 2017.

Leeds head coach Christiansen has said that he has not yet discussed recalling Coyle from his loan spell at Fleetwood, but he has suggested that he will speak to the club’s director of football, Victor Orta, about it.

Lewie Coyle of Fleetwood Town in action during the Sky Bet League One match between Northampton Town and Fleetwood Town at Sixfields on August 12, 2017 in Northampton, England.

Christiansen told Leeds Live when asked about recalling Coyle from Fleetwood: “No we haven't at the moment. We would have to talk to Victor (director of football, Victor Orta).”

Leeds will return to action on Saturday afternoon when they take on Ipswich Town away from home in the Championship.

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