Marcelo Bielsa provides quadruple injury boost to Leeds United

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

Leeds boss outlines when injured quartet will be fit.

Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in Sheffield, England.

The start of September saw a number of Leeds United's key players struck down with injuries.

The Whites' form has been affected, but they still sit in a healthy position at the top end of the Championship table.

 

Manager Marcelo Bielsa has this week provided dates when four of the injured players will be back.

Bielsa told Leeds Live that Kemar Roofe, Pablo Hernandez, Gaetano Berardi and Conor Shaughnessy will all be back for Leeds' away fixture with Blackburn Rovers on October 20.

He said: "They will be available for the next game after the break. These four players (Roofe, Hernandez, Berardi, [Conor] Shaughnessy) will be back then."

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.

This means after last night's game against Hull, Leeds must now just get through the home clash with promotion rivals Brentford before the quartet return.

Of the four, Roofe and Hernandez are likely to return as certain starters.

Berardi will compete for a centre-back spot and could get in ahead of Pontus Jansson if the Swede is deemed tired after the international break.

Shaughessy is merely a back-up option who has just started in the Carabao Cup this season.

The one sour note is Barry Douglas going off with an injury last night against Hull. The severity of the problem is currently unclear.

Gaetano Berardi of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Leeds United at Craven Cottage on April 3, 2018 in London, England.

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