Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa comments on Kemar Roofe's chances of playing tonight

Leeds United Manager \ Head Coach Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in Sheffield,...

Leeds United are set to take on Hull City in Championship action this evening.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Leeds United at The Den on September 15, 2018 in London, England.

Marcelo Bielsa has told Leeds Live that Kemar Roofe has no chance of featuring for Leeds United later this evening.

Roofe made a blistering start to the campaign, with his form earning him a great deal of plaudits.

However, injury has derailed the striker’s progress, and he has now been out for weeks.


Tyler Roberts has done a credible job filling in for Roofe, but Leeds have still missed the former West Bromwich Albion man.

It seems that it will still be some time before Roofe returns to Leeds’ line-up though, as he has no chance of playing against Hull City later this evening.

Leeds United's Kemar Roofe during the Sky Bet Championship match between  City and Leeds United at Liberty Stadium on August 21, 2018 in Swansea, Wales.

“No chance for Hull,” Bielsa said, when asked if Roofe could play.

In Roofe’s absence, Roberts looks set to continue to lead the line for Leeds tonight.

The Whites will be aiming to get back to winning ways, after going two games without a victory in recent weeks.

Kemar Roofe of Leeds and Kevin Long of Burnley in action during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Burnley and Leeds United at Turf Moor on September 19, 2017 in Burnley, England.

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