Leeds United new boy Adam Forshaw admits he's not even fully fit yet

Adam Forshaw of Middlesbrough (L) is tackled by Francis Coquelin of Arsneal (R)  during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Middlesbrough at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2016...

Adam Forshaw has started in Leeds United's last three matches.

Adam Forshaw of Middlesbrough (L) is tackled by Francis Coquelin of Arsneal (R)  during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Middlesbrough at Emirates Stadium on October 22, 2016...

Leeds United new boy Adam Forshaw has admitted to the Yorkshire Evening Post that he is not even at full fitness yet.

Forshaw joined Leeds from Middlesbrough during the January transfer window, and he is still settling in at Elland Road.

The midfielder has featured in Leeds’ last three matches, and he admits that he is still searching for full health.

“I have played three 90 minutes now and I feel like I am getting back to some sort of full fitness for myself after my calf injury,” Forshaw said. “I’m enjoying it.”

Adam Forshaw of Middlesbrough (L) attempts to get away from Jay Fulton of Swansea City during the Premier League match between Middlesbrough and Swansea City at Riverside Stadium on...

Forshaw’s comments should be highly encouraging for Leeds fans, as he has already impressed.

The 26-year-old has looked like Leeds’ most important midfielder in his first three outings, and if he is still searching for form, then more could be yet to come from the ex-Boro man.

Forshaw hadn’t featured since early December, before moving to Leeds, but he looks set to play a key role under Paul Heckingbottom.

Jason Puncheon of Crystal Palace (L) tackles Adam Forshaw of Middlesbrough (R) during the Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Middlesbrough at Selhurst Park on February 25,...

If Forshaw’s performances do become even stronger, as he recovers match sharpness, then he looks like he could be a very astute purchase by the Yorkshire side.

Forshaw is yet to taste victory in a Leeds’ shirt, but will be hoping to help his side pick up the three points at the weekend, when Heckingbottom’s men take on Bristol City.

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